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an officer killed after being shot right outside of a police station in maryland. donald trump's campaign comes to tampa. the security measures to keep you safe after a weekend of violent rallies. and the firestone grand prix did not disappoint! why organizers say the event was a huge success for the city of st. pete. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist bobby deskins.
maryland this morning. a police officer was shot and killed -- right outside a police station on sunday. right now two people are behind bars. they are accused of gunning down the officer in what investigators are calling an "unprovoked attack". investigators say one of the suspects walked up to the station -- and opened fire on the first officer he saw. the officer has been identified as jacai colson -- a 4- year veteran of the force. closer to home - hearts are heavy after the senseless death of a bay area deputy. at the sheriff's fallen heroes memorial in ybor city - flags remain
lowered and there are flowers to honor the fallen. that now includes 30 year old deputy john kotfila. investigators say a man drove his suv the wrong way onto the selmon expressway.. and crashed into the deputy early saturday morning head on. both were killed. # the florida primary is just one day away. presidential candidates are pulling out all the stops to try to get your vote. a record number of you have already taken advantage of early and mail in voting... but as 10 news reporter jenny dean shows you, your choice 2016 is going to be a race to the finish line. sarah palin showed up at the plant city strawberry festival and it wasn't just for a piece of shortcake. palin told us she's been behind trump for awhile now, but this is her first trip to florida to campaign for him. 10 news political analyst lars hafner says there's a reason we haven't seen her here until now.
business in florida.. he held a rally in boca raton and will be in tampa monday. his goal.. to take out marco rubio. rubio held his own rally in the villages meanwhile... and in a strange, but comical moment.. a man stood up and accused rubio of stealing his girlfriend. ted cruz spent his day in north carolina and john kasich was in him home state of ohio. those states are also holding primaries on tuesday. on the democratic side.. both sanders and clinton took part in a town hall event in ohio.
wtsp. today donald trump is going to be back here in tampa for another campaign event. this time he'll be at the tampa convention center. it starts at 2...but you need a ticket to get in. those are available on trump's website. and if you plan on going -- you're probably hoping it won't turn out like this...watch: several of donald been overshadowed by violent clashes protesters. we reached out to law enforcement to ask them exactly what they're doing today's event. tampa police told us they will have both inside and outside the convention center. in pinellas county major trump critic. pinellas county republicans listened to south carolina at their lincoln dinner.
10 news reporter jonathan petramala spoke to governor haley about the violence on the campaign trail. rumbles at rallies now becomming a rallying cry against donald trump on the campaign trail south carolina governor nikki haley talked to pinellas coupnty republican's about how trump divides people. coupnty republican's about how trump divides people. but haley couldn't unite the room behind her candidate. only around a third of the room willing to cheer for rubio, just three days before the florida primary as divided as the party appears now, all republicans still stand united against
in pinellas county, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp. crime alert! police are trying to figure out what happened to a woman found dead in largo sunday morning... someone found her body while walking near 145th street north and starboard lane. investigators say they've identified the woman through fingerprints -- but are waiting to release her name. scary moments at a gun range in ocala. an accidental shooting sent 6 people to the hospital... deputies say a man was loading an antique shotgun when he accidentally fired it. the shotgun pellets ricocheted and hit a family of five -- including three children ages 8, 10 and 14. a 15 year old was also hurt. they're all expected to be okay, but investigators say this a good reminder that you can never be too careful when you're dealing with a deadly weapon.
been filed. time now is . here's a look at headlines around the nation and the world in your 60 second scan... a suicide car bomb ripped through turkey's capital on sunday. at least 34 people were killed and dozens of other were hurt. so far, no one has claimed responsibility for the attack. another deadly attack -- this time at a popular ivory coast beach resort in africa. investigators say several hotels were targeted by 6 men shooting spree...killing 16 the gunmen were with law enforcement. cuba...construction crews are putting on renovating havana's latin american stadium. this comes ahead of a historic baseball game on march 22nd between cuba and the united states. outrage in memphis, tennesee -- after a man uploads a video online of him products inside a
the company says the products that could have been affected include rice krispies treats..and rice krispies treats cereal. consumer alert. thousands of cars might have brakes that could take longer to work. nissan is recalling 47- thousand leaf models from the 2013 through 2015 model years. reprogram software that controls the cars' brake controls for free. traffic alert! thousands of drivers who use u-s 41 south in pasco county to get to i-275 might want to leave a little earlier this morning. u-s 41 will be closed at the right between road. crews will be out there working on detours using bearss avenue, dale mabry highway and florida avenue. construction is scheduled to last two weeks. can always find out what's happening on the roads before you head out the door. just download our free 10 news
app. you'll see live traffic cameras...and get alerts on major backups. the 12th annual firestone grand prix took off in st. petersburg this weekend and for fans it did not disappoint. 10 news reporter garin flowers shows you why organizers are calling the big racing event a success. kids and adults.could barely take their eyes off the road. nat race cars zooming by 150 miles per hour.captivated the audience at the 2016 firestone grand prix of st. petersburg. sot was that awesome or what? evan doel brought his son connor to the last of the three day event. sot i'm a huge racing fan, trying to pass it on to my son. nat while the rubber on the course was the main attraction.the speed zone with rides, food and games was also a huge hit. sot you gotta start young to get your race fans. stand up: something you'll notice was different this year, a heightened level of security, adding things like metal detectors to keep
you safe. sot maybe the lines are a little bit longer but there's a lot people coming in the gates. i think our fans respect and are used to coming to big sporting events these days. nat along with the metal detectors.more barriers were added between fans and the course for added safety from debris or crashes. sot st. pete does a good job of putting the fence you know barricades up, really trying to give us space behind the wall, but at the same time not taking away from what motorports is and being able ot be right there. organizers believe around 150 to 160 thousand people showed up to the event.cheering on the racers. in st. petersburg, garin flowers 10 news wtsp. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning...the hulk hogan leaked sex tape trial continues again in just a few hours with the defense starting to call witnesses. a traffic nightmare in north carolina as more than 100 cars are involved in a series of wrecks on one interstate. a georgia man
finds a bizarre but effective way to fight off thieves. still ahead, a colorful story that's lining the streets of st. pete. the artist behind these massive paintings...and get this, he's only in high school. plus the story behind this picture that's going viral. we'll tell you what some hope it does
ashley weather four years ago justin wagher couldn't draw at all. now, everyone in st. pete sees his talent on the streets. 10 news reporter bobby lewis is on the road with a young artist on the rise. open in car sot derek donnelly "you know before you knew it he was trying this and trying that and now i look around he's got
he's got as many murals in the city as i do i think." nats door nat sot "this one was especially challenging because of the texture of the wall" you have probably seen justin wagher's work and not even known it. but for a teenager whose time in art has been short. his accomplishments are getting taller. sot as in senior year of high school. wagher is a gibbs high student. just like his mentor derek donnelly was. years ago. sot "i've been doing this a long time and he's already on that
piece can be seen atop a popular downtown restaurant.. another gem in his impressive, growing collection. #####otr##### "on the road bobby lewis, 10news wtsp" he's already on that level" justin's latest piece can be seen atop a popular downtown another gem in his impressive, growing collection. #####otr##### "on the road bobby lewis, 10news wtsp" justin graduates from gibbs this
spring. then he plans to pursue a career in art wherever the art will take him. hot on the web today -- an act of kindness in baltimore is tugging on people's heartstrings across the country. the encounter between a teenager and a homeless man has gone viral. the teen is pictured praying over the man..who's lying motionless on the street. the teen says he was listening to music on the way home from school, when a song inspired him to leave the bus and be a blessing to a complete stranger. the baltimore police officer who snapped the photo says he hopes it inspires young people to be kind to others. it was daylight savings time over the weekend, and you know what that means. you lost an hour of sleep saturday night, and not everyone is happy about it. did you know.. 30-percent of you would be willing to pay one-hundred dollars.. to get that hour of sleep back? that's according to the better sleep council. and listen to this: 39-percent say they're in a "worse mood" after we spring forward each year.
79-percent say they'd be better prepared of sleep. adjust quite yet for morning, there is one benefit to all of this. more sun throughout the day. it was an eventful weekend out in the community. coming up, where you could catch musical healiners in the bay area. coming up tonight supergirl at 8:00. followed by scorpion at 9:00 and n-c-i-s: los angeles. then stay tuned for 10news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests john oliver and golfer, jordan spieth. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. it's a fast look at breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app
weekend. lots of us from headed out to the gasparilla music festival in downtown tampa riverfront. there was really something for every musical taste at the event. coming up on 10 news this morning... donald trump back in the tampa bay. everything you need to know about his campaign here and the rally later today. plus hulk hogan's trial versus the website gawker continues today. the man set to take the stand, and the motion the judge is expected to address. and have you made plans for your st. patricks day? turns out you don't need to go far to celebrate in one of the besk ranked cities. ## we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three
good morning and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. breaking news in st. pete this morning. two police officers are in the hospital... after being hit by a stolen car. 10news reporter emerald morrow is live on central at 54th street. emerald, how are the officers doing? good news...the two officers are in expected to recover, but what a scary morning for them. take a look at what's left of this car in the middle of