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good morning and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. happening today-- a big announcement in orlando. this november you'll get to vote on a very controversial topic: medical marijuana. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live on bayshore in tampa. sarah, break down what this could mean for all of us. we're seeing a range of opinions on this one. the reason why you'll see it on your ballot when you go to the polls later this year----those people you've seen around town getting signatures, including here on bayshore boulevard, got enough to stick it on the ballot. so what will it do? if you and enough people say yes to this, doctors will be able to prescribe marijuana for people with "debilitating conditions" like cancer, hiv/aids, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis. legalizing medical marijuana is
contentious issue here in florida, but its gaining momentum. 23 states and washington, d.c., have approved the drug for medical use. 4 states legalized it for recreation. i'm digging into how all of us here in the bay area feel about this. 10news asked for your opinion on this controversial issue. i'll let you know what folks around here said at 5-30. sarah hollenbeck, 10news wtsp could hillary clinton be indicted over her email scandal? former u-s house majority leader, tom delay says it's a good possibility. he says if the justice department does not hand down an indictment, the f- b-i would likely go after her. clinton has faced scrutiny throughout her campaign when it was found that classified information was sent to her personal email. if indicted, a federal grand jury would be needed to bring charges. as we head into tonight's g-o-p debate, questions remain about what will happen without the party's front- runner. donald trump is skipping out on the iowa debate. he'll instead host his own event for veterans and wounded warriors at the same time. and his decision is causing a big stir. 10news reporter emerald morrow is in studio. emerald, it still doesn't seem to be having too much of an impact on his campaign...at least not yet. not at all.
without him. but it's almost like his decision to sit out is working in his favor. why? because people won't stop talking about it...and that seems to be good publicity for trump. political experts say whether or not he goes...trump is still dominating the media conversation...whet her it's on tv or social media. fox news host bill o'reilly pushed trump to just consider participating... trump of course refused... which seems to all be a part of his plan...his image...doing things by his rules...his way...not really caring what anybody has to say. speaking of the polls...trump's closest competitor ted cruz is trying to hold him accountable for sitting out. he's challenging trump to a one-on-
and as you might expect...trump has been all over social media ripping apart his critics in typical trump fashion. i'm putting together some of what he's been saying. and i'll share that with you all at 5:30. new this morning, one person is hurt and several others are out of their home after a fire. this was on the north hubert avenue in tampa...just north of doctor m-l-k junior boulevard. the cause of the fire is under investigation. three more occupiers of a federal wildlife refuge in oregon the fbi says several vehicles occupied federal oregon they have around the wildlife center and took eight people into custody... as they left the area, five of them were released. a judge considers militia leader ammon bundy and his followers a flight risk and ordered them to remain in custody until their hearing on friday. right now, a georgia state trooper is in the getting shot in the leg and stomach. investigators say a man who was speeding.
about 10 minutes until the suspect got out of his truck and shot at the officer. the officer fired back at the man, hitting him. the suspect later died at the hospital. new this morning.. the man charged with killing three people at a colorado springs planned parenthood will undergo a mental competency exam. 57 year old robert lewis dear has been taken to a state hospital. the judge has ordered the exam after dear said he wanted to fire his public defenders and represent himself. deputies in southern california believe more arrests will come today in connection with the recent jailbreak at a maximum-security jail. they already arrested at least five people. deputies say those arrested have some connection to the inmates who escaped. those three inmates are still on the run.
least two of the three men who the southern california region. results this morning concerned about a massive mound of garbage tarnishing loved ones' graves. this morning, waste management in sarasota plans to fix this heaping pile this, after 10 news pointed out the problem on galilee cemetery's property. you can see it's bending the fence, breaking posts, and are gaping holes where the trash is falling on to graves. outraged loved ones reached out to us for help. waste management says it's added more workers to get on top of the overload from the holidays and snowbirds.
been caught by perimeter checks. if there is something you want us to check out, email us at tips at wtsp dot com. people in broward county are cleaning up this morning after a tornado. take a look at some of this damage. the national weather service confirms a tornado touched down causing a tractor trailer to rollover and damage to buildings. fortunately there were no reports of anyone getting hurt. the tornado touched down at least three times in the area and was about 100 feet wide. florida is sending help to people in washington d-c hit hard by the historic blizzard. take a look. 15 of these yellow dump trucks are heading north. and they are sending a message along the way. see the hashtag "love florida" on the back of the trucks? 31 employees are also going along to help clear the snow. and just to give
they'll see, the d-c area got more than 8 million cubic feet of snow, that's enough to fill the washington monument 18 times! and anyone who's car got stuck in a parking spot is paying big time. the city has issued more than a million dollars worth of parking tickets. today marks 30 years since the space today marks 30 years since the space shuttle challenger exploded less than 2 minutes after taking off from cape canaveral. all seven crew members died, including high school teacher it's an image most people will never forget. later today, nasa will hold a wreath- laying ceremony to pay tribute to all the fallen crew members. the accident led to a nearly 3-year hiatus in the shuttle program.
gone to the eye doctor lately...you may want to get your eyes checked.. why experts say you could be going blind without even realizing it! but first, a violent attack by a raccoon. a little boy remains in the hospital this morning for his severe injuries. all next week you can watch 10 news at 5:30 pm for your chance to call in and win a five hundred dollar gold and diamond source gift card. when you see the number on your screen. 10th caller wins. a live look this morning in st. pete at the fishing before the sunshine
all sorority activities at duke university have been suspended after one member ended up in the hospital because of an alcohol- related issue. that tops your headlines around the nation and the world in your 60 second scan... that student is expected to be o-k. it happened during rush week when all 18 sororities put prospective members through hazing rituals. duke is not saying what events led up to the student being taken to the hospital, but say they are working with chapter leaders to make sure it doesn't happen again. a homeless man has been arrested for starting that 6- alarm fire in new orleans. we first showed you wednesday on 10 news this morning. a fire chief at the scene said that darren denley has been charged with setting fires and crossing police lines. law enforcement says he was trying to stay warm. the fire ripped through an empty four story building early wednesday morning. an assistant professor at the university of
she was caught on video trying to stop student journalists from covering campus protests. she has also pleaded guilty to assault charges. besides her suspension the board is considering taking disciplinary actions. a new jersey boy is recovering in the hospital this morning after he was attacked by a raccoon. he was walking to school with his mom when the creature jumped on his back and started biting him. deputies say he has pretty severe cuts under his right eye. a man who was driving by at the time, saw what was happened, hopped out of his car and helped get the raccoon off the boy. animal control now has the raccoon and will find out tomorrow if it has rabies.
everything you need to start your day in just 10 minutes. you will be able to decide if medical marijuana will be legal in the state of florida. the controversial issue will be on this year's ballot. today a news conference will be held at 3:00 in orlando to announce the start of a campaign to vote in favor of medical marijuana. 10 news will be there and bring you details from the news conference throughout the day. former house majority leader, tom delay says hillary clinton could be indicted by the f-b-i over classified information on her
that's followed her presidential campaign. delay says if the justice department doesn't indict the democratic frontrunner, that the f-b-i will come after her. a spokesperson for the f-b-i said that a grand jury would be needed to bring charges against clinton. an investigation is underway this morning after a georgia state trooper was shot during a chase. he's in the hospital this morning and is expected to make a full recovery. it all started when the troopers were chasing a man for speeding. when the suspect stopped his truck, he got out and started firing. the officer shot back, hitting him. he later died at the hospital. if you've been to a wendy's lately, you may want to check your debit and credit card statements this morning and for the next few months. wendy's says it is investigating reports of unusual activity on payment cards that had been used at some of its restaurants. as of right now, there is no word on how big this breach may have been. the super bowl is less than two weeks away. and police in san francisco is working day and night to make sure fans stay safe at the game. but first, a st. petersburg couple thanking a police