Video: Morning News May 1, 2014

The big national news you’re going to be hearing about today, an explosion at a jail in Florida’s panhandle. So far, It’s killed at least two people and hurt 150 more. This was at the Escambia County jail in in Pensacola. Investigators haven’t said what caused the blast.

Here’s a talker, what’s the longest you’ve ever had to wait in the emergency room? Try 12 or even 16 hours. This is what our Larry Barker looked at with his latest investigation. Head to to see what he found.

The step-dad of a 9-year-old boy who police say was kicked to death by his own mother last year, is now facing criminal charges. Steve Casaus is facing six series child abuse charges because police say he didn’t do anything to stop the abuse of Omaree Varela.

What was that haze in the air yesterday? That’s what everybody wants to know and if we’ll have it again today. It turns out, it was dust blowing here from the eastern part of the state and Texas thank the wind and dry weather for that one. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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