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rexrode uninjured, wearing a vest saying d.c. on his back, an aabbreviation for the department of corrections. he was overseeing a group of five inmates during a work detail at mosaic park in bartow. the suspect, 42-year-old david ross, overpowered the corrections officer who was armed only with pepper spray. ross they say locked the other four inmates in a small building at the park, took off with the truck and rexrode heading for st. petersburg where officials say friends and family. how are you doing? the officer didn't comment, but he was checked for injuries and is said to be all right. as the search unfolded an many as five schools were put on modified lockdown in the bartow area. it was a pinellas county deputy who spotted the truck in st. petersburg. ross ditching the pickup in front of this house took off running and was arrested a few blocks away. >> they caught the guy. he was on the ground. three cops had their guns on
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he would intentionally pick his head up like this and kick his feet. they are like don't move, don't move. >> reporter: deputies found the other four inmates at that park just sitting there waiting. they are being cooperative we are told. some of them with very little time left on their sentences. as for the suspect in this case, we are told that in the past he does have on his record other cases, or at least one, of battery on a law enforcement officer. now very likely another. he was scheduled to be released february. it seems like we are telling you about this way too often. troopers searching for hit-and- run drivers. even with newer and stricter laws, the number of hit-and- runs are on the rise. i want you to take a look at this. 2014 there were 67,000 hit-and- runs.
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74,000. and already this year in just 10 months there have been almost 79,000 hit-and-runs. on top of that within the last week we have told but the arrest of 200 drivers, accused hit-and-run drives. why half of the time victims and their families never find closure. >> this photo was last winter. >> reporter: gwendolyn reddick can't believe. >> i >> reporter: her brother is no longer here. >> it's unimaginable. may 30 he was hit and killed by a car. >> just couldn't believe it. even if it was an accident or on purpose or he didn't see him, he should have stopped. he left him out in the middle of the road like a stray dog. >> reporter: sizer is one of
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killed by hit-and-run drivers in florida so far this year. >> frequently people leave for various reasons, but oftentimes people that are not necessarily at fault in the crash leave and they take the can situation in which they weren't responsible for the crash but now have committed a felony by leaving the scene. >> reporter: 50% of the cases will remain unsolved. law enforcement agencies say if you know anything about any anonymously through crime stoppers and even be rewarded cash. for thornton's family they know nothing will bring their loved one back, but hope one day soon they will be rewarded with closure. >> after all these months, turn yourself in. >> here in florida a hit-and- run is officially called leaving the scene of an accident. the penalties depend what kind of damage was done.
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if someone is hurt, you could spend up to five years in prison. and if someone is killed, it's up to 30 years in prison. sharing the stage for the very last time before one of them becomes president. the stage is set at the university of nevada las vegas for the third and final presidential debate. chris wallace is moderating this time. the candidates will be standing at their podiums for the whole 90 minutes. >> since the rs donald trump's campaign has been slammed by video leaks, allegations of sexual misconduct and leaked tax required. "usa today" says there are three big things he needs to do tonight to get the results he needs out of the debate. first, he needs to decide if he is going to be an issues trump or if he is going to be a take no prisoners trump. second, he needs to speak directly to women. his approval rating with women is dropping. three, he has to remember it's not about her.
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instead of bashing hillary clinton. "usa today" also came up with a debate must-do list for hillary clinton, as well. first, she needs to address the email exchanges by wikileaks without just blaming the russia hacks. second, she neds to get liberals excited. trashing trump is not enough to excite the democratic base she needs to hold on to. third, clinton really needs to be ready for anything. trump is lagging in "usa today" says there is no telling what subjects he might bring up on the stage. >> no matter what happens, it's not too late to win over millions of voters. voting by mail and early voting is happening in more than 30 states. two million people have already cast their ballots and still 10news reporter phil buck found a few who are undecided. >> reporter: after all we have seen and heard from both candidates throughout this
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lump the undecided voter in with unicorns or bigfoot or the loch ness monster. it turns out they really do exist. how can you be undecided after all you have seen? are you really still undecided? >> i am on the fence. >> reporter: at this point you believe that, or -- >> i don't believe it. you have only been watching it for 16 months. >> reporter: how can you be undecided at this >> no. i think it's for people like me, like we're jaded to this kind of thing at this point. so part of us is just this really evil careless thing that kind of wants to see the whole thing go down anyhow. >> reporter: do you know which way you are going? >> i don't know. >> i am just gonna watch tonight and, you know, hopefully i will make my decision soon. >> i know i am not gonna vote for hilary and i am not gonna
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yeah. >> reporter: but you don't know come voting day which one you're gonna push? >> no, i don't. >> reporter: not only are these undecide voters out here, many of them tell me they are considering not voting at all in the presidential race. i am putting together something for that on 6:00 to say what that could mean for the two candidates. phil buck, 10news wtsp. right now crews in portland, oregon, are testing for any gas leaks after an buildings. you can see the destruction right here. seven people were hurt, including three firefighters. they will all survive. you can see just how far the blast threw the debris though. the firefighters were investigating a gas leak. they evacuated the building before the explosion. they are still trying to figure out what set it off. smoke from the blast could be seen across portland. police were right. there are more people out there who say a psychotherapist
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pass it off as treatment. lakeland police officers say four more patients are accusing 71-year-old anthony conte of groping them. conte faced new charges today in court. his office has been closed since he was arrested last month. lakeland police still want you to come forward if you know anything about conte. a judge in the czech republic will have to decide if a russian man will be sent to the united states to face hacking charges. the fbi worked with interpol and local li the man. this is video of officers walking into a restaurant and arresting him. investigators say he collapsed right after the arrest and he was taken to the hospital. tonight he is still in custody. the man accused of cyber attacks in the u.s., russia has denied any involvement in the hack nothing underpaid and overworked. it is probably the way many of you feel. there is a way to prove it. people have been talking about
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it out for themselves. check it out. the website glass door just launched a new feature called know what you're worth. basically you fill out your job, salary, employer, and location and then this graph that looks like this shows you what you are making compared to others in your field. now, tonight's big story is knowing what you are worth. that can come in handy in more ways than you think. new at 5:30 we put it to the test and find out how to make it work for you. amy schur punch line again. this time in the form of an apology for her show that had some fans hitting the exit. plus, chaos on the streets in the philippines made worse by police. coming up next the demonstration that ended with
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powerful people need someothey hire bob buesing.ork, how far will he go? buesing fought to foreclose assisted-living retirement homes, threatening local seniors with homelessness. then, buesing defended wells fargo against charges of helping a ponzi-schemer swindle millions. buesing's firm was even accused of overbilling local schools ,
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your right to generate your own solar energy. it also guarantees that those who don't choose solar don't have to subsidize those who do. amendment 1 means commonsense consumer protections safeguarding seniors-and all floridians from scams, rip-offs, and long-term contract traps. that's the right way to do solar.
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a live look outside at florida southern college in lakeland. looking pristine out there tonight. another hot one outside, but meteorologist bobby deskins promising a cooler weekend. his forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. see police would act like this. protesters in the philippines were badly hurt when police officers in a van ran them over repeatedly and on purpose.. [ screaming ] that is red paint
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you can see the first time that the driver of the fan backs off. the group then starts attacking the van, throwing things, hitting it with sticks. doctors had to treat at least three of the activists. they were outside of the american embassy protesting the presence of american troops in the philippines. you can see the police van wasn't the only part to get violent. look at this chaos right here. officers were rough as they arrested two dozen protesters and at one point i want you to chit a high-pressure hose trying to control the crowd. the philippines controversial new president is calling for more distance between his country and the u.s. well, amy schumer, the comedian, not done with tampa yet. first she bashes us in her book and then fans walk out of her show at amalie arena when she starts talking about politics. now she is sharing an open letter to tampa.
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who talks about what she believes in, to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now. how could i think it was okay to spend five minutes having a peaceful conversation with someone with different views? >> well, there you have it. she read that letter to fans at madison square garden. she appreciates everyone who was at the show. you can probably relate to this. she says she can't wait until the election is over and we can amen to that. all right. guys, let's talk a little bit of weather. pretty good changes headed our way. you know we have been talking about it all week long. today we are stuck in that same old, same old weather pattern, which means we have got a lot of sunshine. stormtracker 10 is nice and dry and we should stay that way through the evening hours. in fact, again i am trying to show you a couple of clouds on here. they are hard to see on the
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atmosphere. that air heats up. we are above average. 87 in tampa. 84 is about average for this time of year. that's where riverview is now. sarasota and bradenton at 88 degrees. same thing -- well, cooler in land o'lakes. now 86 in clearwater. and there you go. look how beautiful it is out there. the suntrust financial center building one or two clouds. how about at the beach? oh, it's going to be a great sunset. get a picture and send it to me there is lakeland ranch. a couple clouds. we found a few. that is it. we have got a big game. the rowdies game tonight is incredibly important. if they lose, they are out of the playoffs. they need to win. i figure i would give you your evening planner with this on it. 81 by 6:30. falling down through the mid 70s by 10:00 tonight. should be dry all the way through. if they fill up the stadium tonight, they are going to
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cancer research. they have cheap hot dogs and beer, too. here is the forecast tomorrow. we are going to wake up in the morning in the 60s to low 70s. by lunchtime the model is showing one or two showers even before lunch, 11:00 to 12:00. east of i-75 it's a slim bet. i don't think we see a lot. then again another stray shower in the afternoon hours. i think tomorrow, guys, looks just like what we had today. not gonna be a big change out there from anything we have seen the last couple of days. so at we are going to be 87 to 88 degrees in some of our warm spots. closer to the coast we will be in the mid 80s as the water temperature has cooled just a little bit. we keep the east-northeast wind. allergy forecast in the moderate range through the weekend. now let's talk about a couple different features. this is 99l. doesn't look impressive. look. it's turned. it's coming west-northwest. we kind of expected that.
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winds at 35-mile-per-hour. here are the forecast models. sue he that turn to the northwest turns to the north and northeast way offshore. the reason that's happening is because of that, and that is the cold front that's bringing us the great weather for the weekend. so what will happen is this will kind of meander off the coast. we will stay warm, northeast to north winds by tomorrow afternoon. thursday into friday, because of that system moving through, this is friday night into saturday morning about 2 a.m. that's when the front co through here. if we're going to get any rain from this, it would happen friday night 11, 12, 1 in the morning into saturday morning. i have a 10% chance of rain with the front. due to the colors of those wind arrows right there, it's cooler and it's drier air that's coming in back behind it and you are going to enjoy it. at least a small breakout. a nice break from what we had over the summertime with more 90 days than we normally should. cooler and drier air. if you are traveling, it's
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northeast. lots of freeze warnings and watches are going to be going up over at those locations. for us just really, really nice weather for this time of year. 78 on saturday. 79 on sunday. sunday morning will be the coolest. you will notice it early on saturday morning. but sunday, monday morning fantastic weather. might want to stretch it to make it a three-day weekend. >> you got it good this time of year? >> put my feet up. well, were you this brave when you were 11 years old. alan from wayne, his own home. police say he heard someone when he got home from school and knew exactly what to do. he left quickly, found a neighbor, and called the police. this is what he thinks about stealing. >> i see no point in it. there is no reason to do it unless you take drugs and you want to get high or something. yeah. that's probably what he wanted to do. that's what the police told me at least.
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proud. the man in alan's house turned out to be the landscaper. he was arrested for burglary and theft. alan says he knew what to do thanks to his school's dare officer. and staying on top of your evening commute, it is starting to slow down on both sides of i- 75. you can see it right there. a parking lot. this is just north of the i-4 exit. and check this out right here. major backups as well on i-275 south in st. pete. this boulevard exit. the northbound lane heading towards the howard frankland bridge is the one looking almost like a parking lot. make sure that you download our 10news app and check in with the road warrior hilary zalla every morning before you head out the door. catch her on "10news this morning" monday through friday from 5 to 7. time to get you caught up on your favorite teams. i am ryan bass with this week's buick home team huddle. fresh off the bye the bucs traveling across country to face off with colin kaepernick
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san fran is one and five. a good chance to pull even on the season. usf looks to extend their seven game conference winning streak as they face temple friday night. the bulls are one of six teams in the nation with six plus wins. florida and fsu are own byes this week. the gators play georgia in jacksonville next week. i am ryan bass. that was your buick home team
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i spent many years as a nuclear missile launch officer. if the president gave the order we had to launch the missiles, that would be it. i prayed that call would never come. [ radio chatter ] self control may be all that keeps these missiles from firing. [ sirens blearing ] i would bomb the [ beep] out of them. i want to be unpredictable. i love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. it's a technical glitch that could take down an entire plane. the galaxy note 7 is such a threat to flights samsung is moving its airports to keep
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booths inside south korean airports. travelers can swap out their note 7's for over phones before they board. airlines around the world have banned the phones because they could spontaneously start burning or explode. despite that the galaxy note 7 is still popular in south korea. well, it wasn't a typical trip to school. i am reginald roundtree. all new on "10news at 5:30", see how a bus driver and eighth grader jumped into action to save a mother and child. the incredible rescue caught on video. it's never a good thing to have your luggage delayed or lost, but find out what's being done now to try to get you some cash when that does happen. then new at 6:00 finding a fix for a serious flood problem. but at what cost? we are finding out if homeowners who have dealt with this are willing to shell out big bucks for some of needed
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miss tonight new at six. be on the lookout. anna maria island turtle watch needs your help in a big way. >> a loggerhead shell belonging to the group was stolen a week ago and this is an important shell. it's reddish grown, three by four feet. it's used for educational programs and it's considered priceless because this shell is on loan from the department of the interior. anna maria island turt is offering a $500 reward for the return. they need it to teach the kids. >> if you know something, give them a ring.
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elise: we couldn't believe it. that poor girl was raped by two football players and their friends. we were sure they would go to jail. so, when i heard state attorney mark ober decided to go easy on them, i was scared -- scared for my daughter. none of those young men served a day behind bars. ober said losing a baseball scholarship
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"10news at 5:30" starts right now. >> good evening. i am reginald roundtree. >> i am courtney robinson. overworked and underpaid. i think a lot of you can probably relate to that. you are not alone. here is the good news though. more floridians are working. unemployment is at the lowest level since the recession. now, for that but. the big but. the more of you are paid less than before the economy tanked. with most of you finding job, the big question now, are you making what you're worth? >> in tonight's big story there is a new tool that claims to give you the answer, but how does it work? tonight 10news sarasota newsroom reporter isabel mascarenas is putting it to the test. >> reporter: regardless of the job, whether it's a waitress waiting tables, workers at a construction site, or running the front desk at a hotel, most

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