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[real-time closed captioning company.] >> now at 6:00, the trash troubles continue. news 6 is getting results for people who tell us garbage bags have been sitting in their yards for weeks. first, though, a desperate search for a missing newborn, as her mom is arrested and booked into jail. that mom is now facing an aggravated child neglect charge. this is news 6 at 6:00. i'm matt austin. >> i'm lisa bell. the baby's dad says he does not know where the baby girl is. orlando police say 30-year-old susan richardson gave birth to a full term baby girl yesterday. evidence of a delivery, including the baby's umbilical cord was found in a parking lot in the willow bend area. news 6 reporter eric sandoval is following this disturbing story. are there any leads at this point on where the baby may be? >> we just got an update from orlando police. they tell me they are still searching for this baby girl.
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apartment right there yesterday. her umbilical cord was actually found in the apartment complex right next door. now, we talked to the baby's father today. he says he wasn't even home when his girlfriend gave birth. >> i took her -- i was the one who took her to the police station. >> that's johnny bryan trying to set his angry neighbors straight. he says he's the one who brought his girlfriend, 30-year-old susan richardson to police. richardson told police she gave birth inside her apartment yesterday and somehow got rid of the child. bryan told news 6 he came home to an apartment covered with blood yesterday and a changing story from richardson. >> that baby can't be around here. somebody would have came up with the baby. >> they had that roped off. they was searching grew the garbage and everything. >> she says police searched every dumpster, every hallway. they even knocked on everyone's door.
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they didn't find anything. news 6 found out richardson has been arrested three other times, twice for domestic violence and once for assaulting police officers. tonight her child's father is secluded inside his apartment. >> i'm wondering where the baby at. i asked her where the baby was. she said she can't remember. i said you better remember something because you going to jail. >> we now know she is in jail. she's being booked right now in the orange county jail. just a few minutes ago we actually saw some orlando police detectives combing this neighborhood. they say this is very important. they're now relying on the public's help to find this missing child. if you know anything, maybe you saw richardson in this apartment complex sometime yesterday morning, you're urged to call orlando police or crime line immediately. we're live in orlando tonight, news 6. >> now to a traffic alert.
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right now near apopka vineland road. construction crews started filling in that small hole there. the road is closed right now. >> we're learning more tonight about the mom and daughter murdered inside a central florida home. the orange county sheriff's office says someone shot and killed 36-year-old maria sanchez and 16-year-old destiny. a man who lived with them found their bodies yesterday inside the home on santa barbara road. their house. >> he fell right there and he was crying. i started hollering. i said "what is wrong with you?" he said, "me girlfriend, me girlfriend," he said, "she's on the bathroom floor and i think she's dead." >> deputies have not released any suspect description or motive. if you know anything, call the crime line. >> tonight, four black men known as the groveland four will finally get an apology.
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were accused of raping and kidnapping a 17-year-old white woman. no hard evidence linked them to that crime. tonight groveland's mayor will read a special proclamation >> shaun chaiyabhat joins us live in lake county where that will take place less than an hour now. >> the mayor is also going to be asking the governor to exonerate these men, known as the groveland four. when that meeting happens in about an hour, we're also told that some family members of those groveland four are also going to be here to hear it. now, this proclamation marks a turning point in history. it will signal an apology that some say is long overdue. in 1949, four black men were accused of raping a 17-year-old white housewife. despite any hard evidence, they were convicted in court and by white society. one was hunted and killed by a posse. three others were tried and convicted.
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were overturned, the then lake county sheriff claimed they tried to escape, shot them both, killing one. now groveland's current mayor thinks those dark days in his town's history need to be wiped clean. >> the city of groveland, we cannot right what happened. but we certainly can acknowledge the truth and apologize for what happened during that particular period of time. we wanted to send a message to the public that the groveland of 2016 is not the groveland of 1949. >> but not everybody is happy about this. the mayor says he's already gotten a couple of angry calls. he does say, however, the vast majority of people are in support of this. of course, we will see what happens in tonight's meeting. back to you. >> shaun chaiyabhat live for us. thank you. >> tonight the bethune-cookman university community will gather to remember a student who was shot and killed. the memorial service will start at 11:00 in the morning.
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performing arts center on international speedway boulevard. the service will give students a chance to reflect on his life while learning the importance of ending gun violence. the former football player died on saturday at the indigo lakes golf club in daytona beach. police say 23-year-old shot three students killing johnson. two other students survived. the shooting happened after a fight broke out during a party inside the golf course's clubhouse. >> bags left sitting in yards. tonight news 6 is working to get results for local families >> they tell us orange county has not picked up their yard waste in three weeks. we sent news 6's erik von ancken to christmas to get results here. this all started when the county switched to the once a week collection, right? >> right, matt. last year before the changeover, yard waste out here according to neighbors was picked up religiously, well, not since. this is a big problem for the folks who live around here. look around.
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waste. and the neighbors tell me this is where it's ending up, right in the front yard. >> right off of fort christmas road and christmas cemetery road. >> this is a typical day for shirley, on the phone giving directions to her animal sanctuary while feeding a kangaroo. she cares for 300 animals here rescue. >> and this is what she does with the rest of her day. >> we have four acres. we have a lot of yard waste. i'm not talking garbage. i'm talking yard waste, branches, loss, hay. >> this is what it looks like in front of shirley's house in christmas after a few days. >> right here, this is my yard waste. >> the trash bags have piled up after three weeks. >> i don't even do that anymore. i spread it now around the
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getting them to pick it up. >> you can see all the trees that need to be trimmed. >> yard waste and finding somewhere to put it is a big problem for people with property, especially here in rural east orange county. >> we have a lot of yard waste and a lot of trees to trim, moss to clean up. >> and this is how shirley's neighbors have had to get rid of it, right in that fire pit. >> they're burning theirs which i could burn mine, but why should i have to? my taxes should take care of this. i shouldn't have to burn it. >> no, she shouldn't, and the county agrees. so coming up, when i see you again at 7:00, how we got results. i'll give you a hint. notice there are no bags behind me. i'll see you then. >> thank you, erik. >> from paramour to maitland, meteorologist candace campos is back on the road, pinpointing your weather tonight. she joins us live from thornton park in orlando.
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how is it out there right now in downtown orlando? >> perfect, lisa. the weather, you just can't beat it. the skies are nice and clear. temperatures are cooling off, but not too cold like what we've been dealing with the last couple of weeks. temperatures are only dropping into the mid-50's. if you're coming out to thornton park and having dinner, you should sit outside. the weather is going to look very nice. let's pinpoint the weather forecast for the next couple of hours. temperatures are going to be cooling down, into the mid-50's. nice clear skies, but look what's ahead for tomorrow. nothing but sunshine. temperatures will stay even into the low 70's. it looks like the weather will be holding up. if you wanted to really enjoy the great outdoors throughout the next couple of days. our chief meteorologist tom sorrells will be up and let you know how long the nice stretch of weather will continue. >> thank you, candace. >> stopping the spread of a deadly virus. >> where students can now get a
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and ucf's crime report is out. the university says violent crime is down. we'll break down the numbers, ahead. >> and officials are now making
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>> calming the zika virus fears, orlando international airport is getting proactive to fight the virus. >> news 6 anchor ginger gadsden joins us with a zika update. >> the air force is working closely with the department of health and the c.d.c. to help slow down the spread of this virus. right now, the airport's on staff biologist and wildlife management team is monitoring the mosquito population in the area. o.i.a. is also increasing mosquito spraying on the airport's property. orange county's director of health services is closely
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he says the type of mosquito that carries zika is not only common in orange county, it's prevalent. >> found almost anywhere where humans live and where standing water can accumulate. we find them almost anywhere we look for them here. >> right now, there are 21 confirmed cases of the zika virus in florida. there is still only one case in central florida, which is in osceola county. all the cases are travel-related. you can stay informed about symptoms and prevention. zika virus right on our website. head to, powered by news 6. >> thank you, ginger. ucf is helping students take control of their health. the university is now offering a drug that helps prevent h.i.v. the "orlando sentinel" reports that ucf's health center is providing the drug. it's for students who are at higher risk for getting the virus, including gay men. it's 90% effective when taken correctly.
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the drug is now a part of the center's routine practices. the university joins a number of schools that are also offering the drug. >> speaking of ucf, the university police say violent crime is down. but there is some room for improvement. according to the 2015 uniform crime report, violent crime dropped compared to the year before. breaking down the numbers, there were 6 rapes last year on ucf property. 4 robberies. 33 burglaries. 5 aggravated assaults and 15 cars stolen. if you would like to see the full list of ucf crime. go to we posted the report on our home page. >> a boater has a whale of a tale to tell, but this one appears to be true. >> a man who lives on his boat says he was suddenly awakened overnight. >> i was scared. i'm not going to lie. it was a scary thing. >> what he heard moments before
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his boat and what he's doing now that his dingy he relies on for shore trips is now lost at sea. >> and seaworld reveals more about the thrill ride it hopes to reel in more guests this summer. the park says there will be nothing faster than mako. >> thank you, julie. >> looking to buy a used car, save some money? be careful, some used cars are hiding secrets that could cost you more in the long run. >> absolutely. it can cost you thousands. if you buy a vehicle that's been in a previous wreck or had frame damage, it can affect the value of the vehicle significantly. >> it's much cheaper if you go the used route. >> did you see the bumper? >> pretty bad. >> it was like this. it was, bang, all the way in. you take the molding off and,
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>> take a look at what's going on outside tonight. we've cleaned it up so well today. things went our way once we got rid of the big storms. if you were wakened this morning about 4:30, you were not alone. it was rocking for a while. but tonight all is good and gone. this camera shot is kind of weird. look at what's happening right now as far as the rain. it's checked out and moved down south and out to the east. that's all gone. we picked up a bunch of rain during the first part of the day today. almost a half-inch from orlando to kissimmee and in brevard county to the cape, three-quarters of an inch of rain at the rain gauge at the cape. we've rebounded nicely. daytime highs today shot up in the mid-70's. the last hour, they upgraded from 76 to 77.
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right now, we've dropped it back. down to 73 in orlando. melbourne, 72 in ocala. we have tumbled to 66. that's popular from gainesville to ocala. 68 in the villages. leesburg, 69. 67 right now in cocoa beach. in melbourne, we're still strong at 72 degrees. wind speeds tonight all over the board. most of them are coming from the west or the northwest. we've got a 12-mile-an-hour wind in leesburg, 10 in orlando. here's the way the satellite and radar together look. you see how quickly most of the clouds peeled down to the south. it's not completely clear because it's not. cloud cover is building from tampa to orlando. the dry air has taken over. the big low up north, cranking a cold front across the east coast. water vapor also tells the same story. dry air, the orange slot right there, that produced all the blue sky that we had today. tonight, a little more moisture surging back in from the southwest. again, no more rain.
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touch of cloud cover. that's going to be all she wrote. there aren't going to be any big storms and there are not going to be any showers. we're going to stay dry through the night tonight and through the day tomorrow and into thursday. all the way into friday, actually. as a matter of fact, almost as far as i can see. overnight lows tonight, 45, ocala. 48 in leesburg, 49 in sanford and 49 in daytona beach. we're going to call it mostly clear, a few clouds, but mostly clear. the low is 52 with winds from the west at 5 to 10. here's tomorrow. >> 8:00 tomorrow morning, breakfast time, kids out the door, it's 53. by noon, 70. our daytime high this time of year on average would be 74. that's where i've got us going tomorrow. loads of sunshine. 74 degrees. overnight low tomorrow night, 51. thursday, sunny and 71. friday, 74. then come on weekend.
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sunday's daytime high, 75. there's a lot going on this weekend. some big race or something. >> something. >> a big one? >> turn left, turn left, turn left. >> there's a lady in town. >> i saw her today. >> how did that go? >> this is one of the most interesting exchanges i've ever had in my life. you're never going to believe what i showed her. we're back together again, tom. here we (donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense.
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(donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk. give us a plan. i don't know what i'm doing. i can't find anything just when i think it's just not going to work. this woman that works there comes over and asks can i help you? and he was so happy, to do it amazing right? i never would have expected would have thought that anyone would find that do that. make that go out of their way for me. right then, right there i couldn't believe it he was so helpful i know it's such a small thing little thing. simple thing but it made me smile made me happy made my day share your story. publix. where shopping
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>> you called it a stone-cold lock. >> i said by thursday the magic will most likely make a trade. tobias harris, adios. just as i thought would happen. he and his $16 million out the door. rob hennigan was left with no choice but to make this deal. the magic have lost six 16 in their last 20 games.
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both become free agents after the season. they're not that good. the magic free up cap space. >> he was a high-priced guy who was way overpaid. expect possibly another deal before thursday's trade deadline. >> this is a step in the right direction. we're trying to win. losing is unacceptable. it's unacceptable to the organization and to me and to the coaches and the players. we're serious about winning. >> magic back in action after the break this past weekend. friday at home against dallas. the daytona 500 sunday at 1 p.m. i caught up with danica patrick. it's documented our relationship has gone good and bad at times. i approached the subject with her. >> how much do you enjoy doing
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do you enjoy it at all? >> do i enjoy it? >> yeah. >> i can't say it's like a thrill a minute. i was hoping someone comes up with a unique question. >> i have something unique. >> good, do it. >> i really do. >> say it. >> i do the sports here in orlando, channel 6. >> i feel like you're behind the lines here. >> no, no. a lot of viewers think you and me have a beef. >> i mean, i don't know if you watched the race, but that was the story of the day. >> a lot of people think we don't like each other. >> it was appropriate i said what i said. i don't disappoint you, do i? >> no. >> i just continue to add to the reel. >> people think you just don't like me. >> it's not it at all. i like good questions. i feel like this is our best interview yet. >> this is our best exchange yet.
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>> i feel connected to you. >> yeah. >> the viewers will realize that we do get along. >> sorry. >> oh, no. it's ended. >> our date is over. it doesn't end there. there's more to be seen tonight at 11:00. the media was swarming around us, asking questions, wondering what this relationship is all about. find out more tonight at 11:00 and of course on national media is in on this story with danica patrick. do not forget tomorrow and every monday, wednesday and friday, 8:15, my buddy from the orlando sentinal hosts his own radio show, 96.9 the game. >> i thought she was going to lay one on you. >> it's a love/hate relationship that goes back years. >> they swarmed you, dave.
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>> all right. we're tracking some gorgeous weather. >> indeed. after what we went through this morning, this is welcome. a big cold front has pushed
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rain and showers. the forecast for tonight is good. the forecast for tomorrow is even better. the weekend looks spectacular with a capital s. >> thank you, tom. >> the cbs evening news with scott pelley starts right now. >> remember, you can always get the latest headlines at we will see you back here tonight at 7:00 and 11:00. goodnight. >> pelley: an election prediction from president obama. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. >> pelley: also tonight, violent weather in the south, including a tornado on an interstate. >> it was, basically, like the "twister" movie. >> pelley: extreme weather is being fueled by el nino, and tonight we'll look at the effects from the u.s. to africa, where millions are threatened with famine. >> people haven't been able to plant the crops they need to survive. >> pelley: and it's show time


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