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tv   Good Day Tampa Bay 430AM  FOX  November 18, 2016 4:30am-5:00am EST

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developing this morning... polk county
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part is.. this inmate only had a few months left in his sentence.. ((walter/dbx)) fox 13's shayla reaves joins us live from polk county this morning... shayla-- are deputies any closer to find this guy? ((walter/dbx)) thanks
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a crazy brawl on the streets of ybor city. guys
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then one of them gets into a car... crashes right into several of them... and goes right into a bar. it happened tuesday night.. but police are still searching for that driver this morning. police say that driver... along with several other men seen in the video were fighting on east 7th avenue. in his attempt to ?leave the situation... they say he may have just lost control of his car. surveillance video caught the whole thing... you can see them throwing punches. off to the side... another man involved in a fight gets in a black nissan. do a u-turn buts gets hung up on the curb... the car jumps the sidewalk... smashes into some men... then the window of the "bad monkey" bar.
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may have just been trying to leave the fight.. but lost control. only one of the victims was hurt. but the bad monkey suffered 15- thousand-dollars in damages. despite the boarded up window... the bar is staying open as they work to fix the damage... while police work to find the man who caused it all. minnesota officials say they busted 3 men from ?tampa... in a large gas station skimmer operation. investigators believe - they racked up more than 11-hundred dollars in fraudulent charges. it was during one of their attempts to ?set up? the skimmers... that their luck ran out. wilbur perez-soca.. and asley acosta were all arrested.. garriga and acosta... are cuban citizens. while the third man, perez-soca... is a u-s citizen. all 3 have addresses in tampa. a witness called police saturday night... after spotting them installing a skimmer at a b-p gas station in minneapolis. investigators think there may be ties to organized crime. ((take sot))trt:14oc:a bigger
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police say they used the credit card numbers they had already skimmed from 2 people to buy more than 11-hundred dollars of merchandise from a nordstrom at the mall of america. it's a new kind of game... kinda like pokemon go, without the technology. it's called "lakeland rocks"... players paint rocks and hide rocks for other people to find.. popular since it started a little over a month ago. however... the city says some people are taking it too far. lakelanders are hooked. when they're not painting rocks... they're scooting around town finding ones that other players have hidden. in the first month or so... the number of players has exploded to 22-thousand. but not everyone is coloring within the lines... some rockers have defaced city property... by painting the boardwalk. and rocks placed in random spots pose
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another unsettling incident happened at hollis garden... city officials say a rock searcher walked right in front of a bride in the middle of her wedding to snag a rock. the city's says it loves the creativity of lakeland rocks... but if any rockers vandalize or trespass, remember, jail is only a stones throw away... the game has also popped up in winter haven, polk city, fort meade, and frostproof. metropolitan ministries' thanksgiving food distribution has officially started at its holiday tent. they're started giving out meals yesterday. anyone who needs food and has previously qualified for food assistance from metropolitan ministries can get help. this year... they expect to serve 18-
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the food will be given out until wednesday at 905 north governor street in tampa. then the group will get ready for a christmas give-a- way. if you need assistance... you can still sign up at several registration locations including the metropolitan ministries outreach center on
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a group of children gathered to watch some sea turtles hatch... but unfortnately they got just the opposite. how a band of thieves ruined their trip. you said you wanted to feel better about your cereal. general mills big g cereals hear you. that's why we say "yes" to whole grains as our first ingredient.
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in every honey nut "o". every lucky charms spoonful. and every cinnamon toast crunch square. ?
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welcome back... the time is 4:xx. actor leonardo dicaprio visited scotland yesterday. it was on a goodwill tri homelessness. "the revenant" star greeted fans and signed autographs as he arrived at a local cafe. it donates profits to projects supporting the homeless. as you can see... people didn't mind standing in the rain to meet decaprio. he's also scheduled to speak at the scottish business awards this week in edinburgh. thieves on donkeys stole turtle eggs from their sandy nests in mexico. it happened while dozens of school children turned out to watch the release of 8-thousand baby turtles yesterday. but as they watched the hatchlings
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scooping up eggs. officials say this is a clear illustration of the conservation project's necessity. the program marks nests and removes the eggs to its sanctuary until they hatch... and then returns the hatchlings to the beach.
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happy birthday - times five.. a mom is probably ?extremely grateful for her birthday present this year.. and: a turkey.. not a ticket! the surprise some bad drivers got from some nice officers.. good day is back in two minute.
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are all you need to make thanksgiving magic. chex party mix. it's what thanksgiving is made of. ? sweet cinnamon-sugar on the outside, crazy on the inside.
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welcome back... the time is 4:xx. here's a look at some of today's top trending stories: first up... a mom in kentucky received a pretty big birthday gift this year. kate schaftlein gave birth to not one... not two... birth 5 babies on her birthday! the rare set of quintuplets were born on november 11-th to kate and her husband lucas. the b although premature-- all the babies and mom are healthy. during her first ultrasound they found 4 babies... during the next appointment a ?fifth baby was found. so you can imagine... they were praying they didn't find a ?sixth baby during their next doctor's visit. kate gave
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ticket from a police officer.. so how about a thanksgiving turkey instead? that's what some people who were pulled over in fort worth received. officers are giving out turkeys during some of their traffic stops. jacoby williams got pulled over for not having a front license plate. and was shocked and pleased by the kind gesture. the frozen turkeys were donated to the police department and officers are spreading good will by turning what's usually a moment of dread into a happy surprise. holidays for military families can be a hard time of year... that's why trees for troops helps bring the holidays to them. the program collects trees from growers across the country... and gifts them to service men and women stationed in the u-s and overseas. next
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donations to lambeau field... where they'll be picked up by fedex and shipped around the country. we are getting you in the holiday spirit this morning.. we'll tell you where to go to see dozens of gorgeous trees! plus... before you head outside... dave joins us after the break, with another check on the forecast flaky layers are on the inside but let's just say it's more than ever. share the warmth of grands biscuits, now with even more flaky layers it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. at progresso, we are now using 100% antibiotic and hormone-free white breast meat chicken in all our chicken soups!
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it may be november, but this is why we live here.. you can enjoy the weather today, at the treasure island beach trail park for a sand sculpting competition. there are "master sand sculptors" from around the world coming... ireland, singapore, netherlands, russia and canada... but its more than just sand sculptors.. it's an entire festival.. with live music and food and the best part, it's free. and getting into the
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today, the annual festival of trees. this year, it's at the long center in clearwater. this year's theme: once upon a christmas. there are more than 125 decorated christmas trees, as well wreaths, and other christmas decorations.. it runs all weekend long, and all the proceeds benefit the "arc tampa bay foundation". and charley belcher will there beginning a little later this morning.. curtis hixon park has been transformed into a winter village. it will officially open this afternoon and run through says you can enjoy an outdoor ice skating rink... holiday market and a waterfront cafe. the village shops will feature seven pop-up boutiques from local markets offering a unique shopping experience. the ice rink will have a snack bar and ice skate rentals for both children and
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a new escape room is opening today.. in largo.. and the good day crew knows first hand how fun these experiences can be! you pay them to lock you in a room with clues.. then you have to find your way out.. in only an hour! there are different themed rooms.. in largo, there's the "helter skelter" room.. the "like a surgeon" room.. and "pirate plunder" room.. it's on 66th street in largo. ((//2shot)) toss to
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((vanessa tossback...
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coming up at five: want to play hooky from work..? we'll tell you the day.. and the exact ?time of day.. where you're most likely to be believed by the boss.. and: shayla reaves is live in polk county - where there is an escaped inmate.. and: helping parents
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introduce you to the hometown heroes willing to watch your kids while you workout hey! is this enough? a little more... grandma! there you go... there's no more room. oh look who's here!
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how's it looking? 20 more minutes... 8, 9... we need 1 more yes... let's enjoy. we need more rolls there was a little girl, and she became friends with every animal she met. it's getting late, grandma should go. one more? in the end, all we really need more of, is each other. from publix.
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developing this morning: out of jail and on the run. we're live with the search for a missing inmate in polk county. ((jen the election is over, but one local race is still too close to call. why votes are still being counted, nearly two weeks later. ((walter and this week's hometown heroes are helping get moms fit... physically and mentally. ((walter)) thanks for joining us this friday morning.. i'm walter allen((jen)) and i'm jen epstein. let's start off with a check of the forecast, with dave. tons of sunshine and lovely


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