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on former w-w-e wrestler and bay area resident hulk hogan today. hogan launched a 100-million dollar lawsuit against the website gawker. he's accusing them of releasing a sex tape with hogan and the ex-wife of shock jock -- bubba 'the love sponge' clem. a jury of two men, four women, and three alternates were selected in a pinellas county courtroom on friday. today the trial will kick off with opening statements. you can watch the trial as it unfolds by tuning into our live stream on our 10 news app. we have an update to the situation from saturday where a hulk hogan autograph signing event had to be shut down. the pelican walk plaza on clearwater beach -- where hogan's beach shop
"shift" while they were on a balcony. crews installed four new support beams...and the plaza afternoon. your choice 2016. running for president wrapped up their latest debate in flint, michigan sunday night-- where families continue to suffer through a major water crisis. cbs reporter weeja jiang has more on the night's most memorable moments. vermont senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton debated in flint, michigan to address the city's water crisis. presidential candidate "children in flint, michigan are being poisoned." the tap water became toxic with lead after officials switched the water supply to cut costs. investigators revealed state leaders knew about the problem...but failed to do anything about it. both candidates called for michigan's governor to resign. presidential candidate "people should be held accountable wherever that leads ." the debate came just two days before voters head to the polls for michigan's
the candidate's sparred over an issue important to people here - the 2009 bailout of the auto industry. presidential candidate "i voted to save the auto industry, he voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry." presidential candidate "if you're talking about the wall street bailout where some of your friends, destroyed this economy" "you know" "excuse me i'm talking" they also fought over trade and jobs. presidential candidate "we're going to stop this job exporting and start importing jobs." presidential candidate "i am very glad, anderson, that secretary clinton discovered religion on this issue but it's a little bit too late. clinton holds a major delegate advantage and is leading in the michigan polls. but sanders hopes his weekend caucus wins in maine, kansas and nebraska will change voters minds. weijia jiang, cbs news, flint, michigan. only on 10news...political reporter mark rivera goes one-on- one with republican presidential candidate marco rubio. the senator told us he has no plans of backing down when it comes to front- runner donald trump.
the tampa convention center today. the event starts at 5 this evening. on sunday the country paused to remember former first lady nancy reagan -- who died from congestive heart failure over the weekend. 10 news reporter jonathan petramala spoke with a local reverand who met mrs. reagan on an iconic day of her husband's presidency. nancy davis was already an actress when ronald reagan entered the scene. ronald and nancy married, had two kids and became the most powerful couple in the world reverend james warren was invited the white house the day president reagan declared martin holiday in 1983 oversaw a major renovation of the her influence to anti-drug campaign, just say no. but when the great communicator couldn't communicate
alzheimer's slowly took her husband away. even after his death in 2004, nancy remained an important figure in important figure in the republican party.even endorsing john mccain's run for president in 2008. rubio catching nancy prepared to give a library. rubio spoke with 10 most republican's consider reagan the greatest president, but all who knew the couple agreed they made up the greatest love affair in the history of the american presidency. in st petersburg, jonathan petramala 10 news wtsp. nancy reagan will be buried next to her husband at
in simi valley california.## around the state the coast guard has suspended its search for a man who fell from a cruise ship. it happened down in key largo. sunday was day two in the search for 46 year old david mossman of texas. the coast guard says mossman fell from the 10th deck of a royal carribean cruise ship yesterday. the coast guard searched more than 2200 square miles...looking for any sign of him ...with no luck. added protections for pastors who don't want to marry same-sex couples. a bill in front of governor rick scott assures pastors and their churches they don't have to worry about being sued for refusing to marry couples for religious reasons. 10 news reporter garin flowers is breaking down both sides of the issue. "i still think it was an unnecessary piece of legislation." paul gibson -- the pastor of trinity lutheran church.doesn't believe a soon to be florida law was a bright idea. "it was a waste of a lot of people's time and energy." he's talking about the pastor protection
passed the state legislature. it frees churches and pastors from lawsuits if they refuse to marry same-sex couples. but was it needed? "pastors are protected by the constitution, everyone is protected by the constitution to exercise their religion as they see fit." many echo his views.but there were many pastors in favor of the law that split party lines. sot i need to be protected. sot it's not about us or them, it's about the truth. also speaking in favor of it, the co- founder of a gay pride group. sot yet i stand in support of hb 43 as a changed individual. and, i have to give jesus crist, a true encounter with him changed my life. the bill now sits on the governor's desk for approval.but there was some compromise between lawmakers and gay rights groups before it passed. they replaced a broad reference to "religious organizations" with a specific list of groups protected under the law. sot that was real danger of the bill that this would turn into something that gave anybody permission to discriminate. so, in that sense i'm
passed as it did. in st. pete, garin flowers, 10 news wtsp. to see a copy of the different religious organizations listed in the bill, go to our website wtsp dot com and click the seen on tv section. a law office in brandon had a big mess to clean up over the weekend. check this out -- a car slammed into their building saturday night. this is at the parwani law office on alambra avenue...off u-s 3-0-1. the driver was taken to the hospital. deputies are still caused the driver to go off the road. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning...after several months of cancer treatment, former president jimmy carter is sharing some good news.## exactly a month after winning the super bowl, denver quarterback peyton manning will make a big announcement today regarding his legendary career.## right now, the iditarod trail sled dog race is underway. a pilot makes an
get a certain phone call. out of the blue... that call let her know she had a sibling she never knew she had. 10 news reporter bobby lewis is on the road at tampa international airport for a face- to-face meeting karen never imagined would happen. karen hill knew she had two sisters. she just found out, she has three. a death in the family led to a facebook search and this... nats gasp. unlikely hello. "i can tell. i can spot her anywhere" it's been a while "come here you" a half-century in fact. karen in black. deb myers in white embracing. finally. ".so happy" two months ago . "50 years" their mother gave deb up for adoption. and karen never knew. "i want that body"
questions . "love you so much" but not them. deb is here for just a few days on a work trip before heading "laugh" but for now. "i have a sister. i'm so happy" this first hello "i'm so happy" is more than enough. #####otr##### "on the road - bobby lewis, 10news wtsp" the siblings have two other sisters who live in different
not only did they add a family member, but each got new vacation homes to visit. a pilot makes an emergency landing on a st. petersburg golf course. two teens in the plane walked away without a scratch. the 2-seater vintage plane ended up on the greens at the lakewood golf course in st. pete's lakewood estates subdivision saturday afternoon. the 18-year-old pilot told investigators the plane lost power and he knew he couldn't make it to the nearest airport. it was a wild sight that many say they'd never seen before. no golfers were hurt either -- but it did leave them with quite the story to tell. firefighters say there was no damage to the golf course. the f-a-a is investigating. it was a beautiful weekend to head out to the plant city
event -- there's a to deal with the heavy traffic in that area. expect backups for the next week here at the thonotosassa exit...while construction crews work on the off- ramp. inside the festival -- it was another busy day packed with thousands of strawberry lovers from all around the world. tons of rides...live music...a petting zoo...a costume contest. there was a little something for everyone. and if you made it out sunday night you probably saw big music headliner donny and marie who hit the stage. still ahead, how tampa bay said thank you to countless foster parents for making sure children here are taken care of. here's what's coming up on 10 news and c-b-s tonight.. first.. back to back episodes of the big bang theory starting at 8:00. then scorpion at 9:00, followed by n- c-i-s: los angeles at 10. then stay tuned for 10news at 11.
it's hard to even imagine - going through life - as a child - and you have no mother, father or even grandparents to love you and take care of you. thanks to countless foster parents in the tampa bay area hundreds of young people - from infants to teens don't have to face life alone. foster parents were celebrated on sunday. they were given a picnic for them and their families at lupton's boggy bottom ranch in plant city.
there's a huge need for more foster parents. she says you don't have to be rich or married - you just have to have an open heart. you also have to undergo some training, background screenings and a home inspection.# coming up on 10 news this morning...the campaign trail stops in tampa bay today. where you can find marco rubio's rally as he tries to build support ahead of florida's primary. ## plus the jurors have been selected and now the trial of hulk hogan versus the website gawker gets underway with opening statements today. and storms on the west coast turn deadly when the state gets hit with heavy rain and snow. ## we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three
good morning and welcome to 10 news i'm allison kropff. will be in tampa, hoping to get your vote. 10news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live outside the tampa convention center. florida primary and the stakes are high here. 99 delegates is a juicy prize and for candidates like them are crucial. right here today