Philip Thomas, Kidnapping, Reed Shepherd discussed on Rush Limbaugh
W x TV HD to Clearwater. I'm Reed Shepherd. Our top story. A 12 noon South Carolina man has been arrested for trying to kidnap the W W e wrestler and hold her hostage. Hillsboro deputies say 24 year old Philip Thomas is accused of breaking into the home of wrestling star Sonya de Ville near Dale Mabry and Van Dyke in Loots News Channel eight's Justin Checker. Deputies say Thomas parked his car at the nearby Idlewild Baptist Church. From there, he walked to the home and cut a hole in the patio screen. After looking for hours until the homeowner went to bed. Deputies say he opened the back sliding door, which set off the home's alarm. Deputies say Thomas had a knife, plastic zip ties, duct tape and mace. They arrived around 2 45 AM and took him into custody inside the home. He's charged with three felonies aggravated stalking our burglary of a dwelling, an attempted armed kidnapping 26 year old DeVille was able to escape it on harm. Thomas had apparently been planning the kidnapping for eight months. He's due in court at one o'clock this afternoon. School is back in session in Manatee County Fall semester begins today, Some students will return to the classroom while others will learn from home. Those who return to the classroom will have to wear masks on the bus and in the building. Superintendent Cynthia Saunders tells news Channel eight. They have been working to make sure students are saying they have a whole time epidemiologist staffed to us from the health Department. We also have AH, full time nurse from the health department that will be helping us with any contact tracing her, so she knows things. They're likely to be a bit bumpy and officials will have to address things as they come their way. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center watching two tropical waves in the Atlantic that could develop later in the week. One is a couple 100 miles east of the Windward Islands. Moving west. Another wave is much farther out south southwest of the Kabul, Verdy Islands. I'm Reid Shepherd news radio wf Retail sales improved in July for 1/3 month, but a resurgence of the Corona virus in many places slowed the game. Sales rose 1.2% falling short of estimates, even so, sales are now above their pre pandemic levels. The report disappointed investors sending stocks to an early loss. But the market has since begun to recover its traders continue to await progress on another round of economic stimulus from Washington. Jones Industrial Average is up 33. The S and P 500 up two points. The NASDAQ is down. 19. Consumer sentiment remains weak this month, but it is improving. A preliminary reading from the University of Michigan shows a small increase in its sentiment index from the end of July. Economists were forecasting a decline. Another report shows productivity of American workers rose in the second quarter by the most in 11 years. It's a number of hours work fell faster than output from Bloomberg. I'm Larry Coughs key for news radio Wofl. Hey, everyone, starting a family. It could be exciting. It can be scary. It's something that I've started thinking about recently, but it could also be really challenging. But don't worry. I have a solution for you..