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the smelly accusations against the clinton camp. safe treatment or dangerous drug. fireworks over marijuana as medicine. plus -- tracking cop crimes. what lands them in trouble with the law. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist ashley batey. law enforcement
law enforcement on the wrong side of the law. many say they feel violated when an officer breaks the very rules they're sworn to uphold. but worse yet is when that badge gives someone a free pass or slap on the wrist. st pete police officer anthy green was arrested tuesday morning and charged with his second d-u-i. he'll keep his badge...for now. and as 10 news reporter jonathan petramala discovered, this isn't uncommon. for the second time in his career, a st petersburg police officer has found himself on the other side of the law for dui but unlike officer anthony green's previous dui arrest in 2009, this time he will be suspended
he won't lose his job...yet. those numbers are unofficial, since no government agency collects that information. in fact the bowling green study is based on simple google news alerts. a spokesperson for tampa police says officer dui's are handled on a case by case basis. in st petersburg after his first dui, green wasn't allowed to drink for five years. but now - his second chance appears to have been squandered. in st petersburg, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp.
found, law enforcement officers are most commonly arrested for simple assault, and then dui. the d-o-j just announced last week... it will track shootings by officers. but there is no government tracking of crimes involving officers. last year...he was honored as an "emerging leader" in polk county. now...he's charged with killing an elderly woman. polk deputies say jarvis kendrick hit and killed a 74- year-old..then took off in his car and tried to cover it up. the victim.. janice joy.. had ei road. after the crash, deputies say kendrick intentionally ran into a sign on i-4 to damage his truck and get it fixed...but the damage to his car didn't add up. kendrick is a v-p at midflorida credit union. the heated battle over legalizing medical marijuana this election ignites in a debate. the man who's been bank-rolling a big part of amendment 2 takes on a doctor who deals with drug addiction. 10news reporter kendra conlon is in orlando as sparks fly. amendment 2
attorney john morgan -- and substance abuse doctor jessica spencer - didn't waste time taking off the gloves in the debate over medical marijuana... and whether it'll help people with debilitating conditions... or hurt people by having access to the drug. the amendment asks voters if you approve the use of marijuana for certain medical conditions licensed doctor. the department of health would regulate dispensaries and issue id cards to patients and caregivers. morgan believes opponents are using scare tactics... dr. spencer insists that's not how the
written and can't be changed. morgan tells 10news that between this election and the last-- he estimates he's spent nearly 10 million dollars of his own money. dr. spencer insists "no on 2" is not receiving money from "big pharma" for its campaign. donald trump spent tuesday campaigning in colorado...fending off accusations of sexual assault. meanwhile, hillary clinton is in las vegas, preparing for tonight's debate. and listen to this: hazmat crews were called to clean up waste...after police in georgia say a d- n-c campaign bus-- illegally dumped sewage into a storm drain. officers say they found lots of 'drying' toilet paper on the road, and a 'foul smell.' the d-n-c has since apologized--saying they are making
happen again. the presidential candidates take the stage for their final debate tonight in las vegas. you can watch it right here on cbs and 10 news starting at nine o'clock. election day is 20 days away. a composite sketch will hopefully lead to the man police say grabbed a 10-year- old girl and sexually assaulted her. it happened as the girl was walking to school in atlanta. the man grabbed her...and pulled her into a secluded area of a park. the victim did manage to give description of her attacker...enough for a detailed composite. also in atlanta...a teenager is in the hospitali after police say he stole an suv...and wound up crashing it onto the roof of a house. no surprise...cops say the teenager was speeding when he lost control and flipped. he was thrown from the car...and wound up on a neighboring front lawn. new warnings about kids and codeine. the american academy of pediatrics now says-- to avoid it altogether--
deaths. 10 news reporter jenny dean looks into the alternatives for treating your children. dana pancoast has seen her share of coughs, bumps and bruises. you would expect as much with two energetic boys, just 7 and 8 years old. but she has always avoided codeine... mainly because she is allergic to it. even when her 7 year old broke his collar bone a few years ago... she chose not to use the stronger painkiller. dr. rachel dawkins is the medical director of the general pediatrics clinic at johns hopkins all childrens hospital. she says codeine is
interesting to note... the pharmacy at "johns hopkins all children's hospital"-- doesn't even have codeine in stock-- since it is so rarely prescribed for kids. a popular circus company wants your help. ringling brothers and barnum and bailey - wants people to stop calling the u-s presidential election a "circus" and its candidates "clowns." they say it's insulting to "actual performers" when candidates are referred to as clowns. but, the company is looking to capitalize on all the "circus" references. they've started the hashtag: "take back the circus" to encourage people to head out and experience the real thing. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning.. allison is in the newsroom with what we are working on this morning. time is running out to pick your halloween costume. in case you need some help, we have
people will be wearing this year. coming up... a former police cadet...says dangerous training nearly cost her her life. and she's not the only one. 10 investigates. only one. 10 investigates. coming up... a former police dangerous training nearly cost her her life. and she's not the only one. 10 investigates. it's scary enough seeing this on your car -- but wait until you see how big this snake was. now, the driver is left wondering:
i've seen what can happen as the result of hate. my son matt was murdered in laramie, wyoming, in 1998. he was befriended by two men in a bar who pretended to be gay. they offered him a ride home, and when he was in their car, they robbed him and beat him. they drove matt out to the prairie and tied him to a split-rail fence, then beat him some more and left him for dead. in the aftermath of matt's death, my family saw the best of america so when i see the hate that donald trump has brought to his campaign for president, it terrifies me. i'd like to punch him in the face, i'll tell ya. ahh, i don't know what i said, uhh, i don't remember. he's a mexican. i could stand in the middle of fifth avenue and shoot somebody, and i wouldn't... words have an influence. violence
causes pain. hate can rip us apart.
it's a program training people to become law enforcement officers. but now there's concern: it is out of control. 10 investigates mike deeson first uncovered one student's problem with the "law enforcement academy at st petersburg college". now-- mike is hearing from others who say it is a much bigger issue. lori mento is
injury during training at the law enforcement academy at st. petersburg college. this 2002 accident report says mento was hurt when she bumped into a window during a physical confrontation exercise with her instructor rick tapia but when the college investigated the incident- it determined she was forced through a window. mento says her leg was sliced open and she nearly bled to death. shle lawsuit claiming- it was known the training's location was dangerous. but she says the worst part about the whole ordeal.. was that her instructor got an award for saving her life. the same instructor who she says forced her through the window. mento- ended up settling for 45- thousand dollars.
instructor rick tapia is the same person accused of causing several injuries to kathleen denardi during her training. she says she was injuries to kathleen denardi during her training. she says she was forced to box against men twice her size. tapia- couldn't say much more because of a pending lawsuit from denardi. now to amy andrews she filled her own suit against the college after she was hurt in physical training- forcing her to abandon a law enforcement career. that suit resulted in 15-thousand dollar settlement. again - taxpayer money. your money.
scott saying the attorney sent this letter to governor scott saying the program is not safe. following our investigation- the florida department of law is reviewing the program. but it's not just women making these claims. robert bechard was hospitalized twice during his training and didn't graduate st.
released this statement to mike deeson about the overall program. during defensive and physical training there are inherent risks as recruits put into practice these skills and participate in demonstrations. in fact, as has been reported, there were two dozen reported injuries in the last five years in the law enforcement academies. the majority of these injuries were minor, and the recruits were treated and returned to class. it is unfortunate that some have chosen to misrepresent this program, which has an outstanding reputation and is highly respected by the law enforcement community. and suddenly seeing a snake-- slither up your windshield! a dunedin man says it turned out to be a nearly "6 foot long snake" hiding under his hood! 10news reporter beau zimmer has the amazing video and what happened next. tim mokwa got a big surprise driving home from work monday. 00:52 he just popped his little head up right over here. that little head.
2:59 if you look at his size. he was longer. than the width of my car. all this happening in the middle of rush hour traffic on us-19. 5:04 my windows were down. and he did almost get inside the window. i rolled it up just in time. amazingly tim handled the whole situation in stride. pulling into a walmart parking lot. to shoot this video. 7:49 in situations like that flipping out is exactly what you don't want to do. you flip out you're gonna run into somebody with kids in the back seat. 7:56 the best thing you can do it just remain calm and just let it go. then. just as quickly as it appeared. 3:41 he just kinda slithered his way back down in there. tim says it was the last time he saw the snake. meaning it could still be inside his car. 15:08 you guys are more than welcome to take a look! tim closed his air conditioning vents. just to be safe. his girlfriend hasn't been in the car since. 6:08 i guess you could say she almost had an anxiety attack cause she does not like snakes. tim however wishes the snake no harm. suspecting it likely slithered away at night in his apartment complex parking lot. 4:56 hopefully he's just out here in the bushes somewhere just living a new
zimmer, 10news wtsp a pregnant manatee took a 1300 mile flight to florida. and is now under rehabilitation. where she was found... coming up next. coming up tonight on 10 news and c-b-s. starting at 8:00, survivor, followed by the third presidential debate at 9:00. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests hugh laurie and paul reiser. and paul reiser. 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
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was flown to orlando on a u-s coast guard plane...after being found off the coast of massachusetts. manatees don't usually travel that far north - because the water is too cold for them to survive. after she gives birth, both the mother and calf will be returned to their natural habitat here in florida. coming up on 10 news this morning... we are three weeks away from election day and today is the third and final presidential debate in las vegas. we'll tell you what to expect with tonight's final showdown and a new place you can watch it tonight. plus... hillsborough county leaders will meet to set how they will sp 600-million dollars in transportation. and trouble in the happiest place on earth as disney world hotel closes an employee cafeteria because of roaches. we'll be back with another look at your weather
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it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger my son max
can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered.