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inmates on a work detail at mosaic park in bartow. one of those inmates, 42-year- old david ross, overpowered rexrode using an improvised sharp object, locked the other inmates in a building, and forced the corrections officer into a work truck and took off. he has friends and family here in the st. pete area. they were looking for that truck. a pinellas deputy spotted it before 2:00 this afternoon. officer rexrode was able to get away store and at that point the chase was on. ross ditched the pickup truck in the front yard of a house, took off running, but he didn't get far. deputies took him down a couple of blocks away. >> and then they -- it took them a while. there was about five of them and they finally -- he held still and they cuffed him and away they went. there was cops all over. >> reporter: deputies checked rexrode for injuries at the scene, but thankfully i can
okay. ross is still being questioned at this hour. i can tell you this. in his past they say on his record he does have at least one other charge for battery on a police officer. you can likely add another one of those because of what happened today. he had been scheduled to be released in february of 2019. it's very likely that it will now be sometime after that. eric glasser, 10news wtsp. now, you can be the first to know about any updates in this inst it's right there on wtsp.com. 10 investigates has been on top of the latest technology in facial recognition. now one local law enforcement agency is facing some new questions about how it's being used. a new study found dozens of agencies, including the pinellas county sheriff's office, are using the technology, and 16 states allow the fbi into their system. many of those systems pull
government i.d.s. all of this raises questions about privacy and how agencies on the forefront of technology are policing themselves. but pinellas sheriff suspended the system telling the media it's an analytical tool with the least opportunity for abuse. >> this is nothing more than doing in an automated fashion. what law enforcement officers have been doing for decades. >> 10 investigates reporter noah pransky looked into how facial recognition technology could be coming into your home in common devices. we posted that story on wtsp.com. election just 20 days away, but tonight it's just as important for our presidential candidates. the third and final debate is set for 9 p.m. it comes as trump claims the election is rigged despite offering no evidence of voter fraud.
questions about clinton's trustworthiness. but it is clinton who will get the first question tonight. experts predict the fireworks will fly soon after that. >> i think you will literally he will throw everything at hilary. it's going to be ugly, i think. >> the latest national poll shows clinton ahead by nine points. experts say tonight's faceoff could reach new lows in presidential debate history. even this late in many voters are simply disenfranchised with the system or they can't bring themselves to vote for clinton or trump. >> 10news reporter phil buck shows you choosing not to cast your vote might end up helping tip the scales in one direction. >> reporter: you get some funny reactions this far into a presidential race when you stand out on a street corner with a sign and ask people about the election. i wasn't asking people who they are voting for. i want to know if they decided who they are voting for, and
two major candidates tell me they may not vote at all. >> i am not gonna vote. >> reporter: that's your decision? >> yeah. >> reporter: why? >> it's not worth it to me. i don't feel that i have a candidate i can vote for. >> i probably won't vote. i am disappointed in you, daughter. >> well, i don't feel -- >> you have to vote >> i don't feel good about voting for either candidate. >> we have seen the negatives of both candidates being so high. >> reporter: according to 10news political analyst dr. lars hafner, most of the people who choose to stay home will take votes away from donald trump and the ones who vote reluctantly will likely choose against trump as well. >> they don't want to vote for either of the top two candidates, so the indecisiveness may come down to will they choose the lesser of two evils. in most cases that means the vote will go to hillary clinton. >> reporter: and in a race expected to be close that could be the deciding factor.
wtsp. >> so what should you be looking for during and ahead of tonight's debate? get ready because we have the four things for you to watch. first, keep an eye out for any late-breaking news. new stories could make their way for new topics for debate discussion. number two, can trump change the narrative? polls show the last two debates haven't swayed voters in terms of opinion. can he be seen in a new light? number three, can clinton keep her cool. she spent the first two debates responding calmly. and number four, the moderator, fox news' chris wallace, he says he won't be actively fact checking, but 10news and cbs will. make sure to stay with 10news tonight because we have political reporter mark rivera bringing you the highlights and analysis at 11:00. when detectives investigated a therapist accused of abusing patients they expected more victims to come forward.
have done just that. 71-year-old anthony conte went before a judge to face new charges. his mental health office has been closed since he was arrested last month. police say conte's wife worked as a receptionist at the office. the lakeland police department still wanted you to come forward if you know anything about conte. a bay area teacher who made national headlines for having sex with her students has walked out of prison. stephanie raguse a was released this rn battery on two students back in 2008. she was a math teacher at davidson middle school in tampa. she took a plea deal and was sentenced to the maximum ten years in prison. now she is getting out early and records show she plans on staying at a hotel in clearwater. she is required to register as a sex offender and complete 15 years of probation. new information tonight in a multi-billion dollar transportation project. hillsborough county
to spend money on road improvements over the next decade. now, it's a $600 million plan and most of it goes to easing congestion, which includes widening roads. the rest goes to improving intersections, adding signals and sidewalks, along with resurfacing streets. opponents are upset there is no money in it for public transportation, including buses, rail, or ferries. the funds start with $35 million in 2017 with increasing amounts each year after that. fiery explosion, getting your family out, and losing both legs and your arm? triple amputee mike etherton is competing in his first triathlon. he took his first steps in new running blades today. on sunday he will compete in a 10-mile run, a one-mile swim, and a 44-mile bike challenge in
athletes foundation. he admits he has come a long way since 2009, but he has two big inspirations. his children. >> i think most importantly for my kids, you know, to show them and, you know, everybody that, you know, you can't just stop. you got to keep going on. push through the challenges. push through the struggles. you know, succeed in whatever you want to do. >> what an inspiration. this will be his first race a triple amputee. he also coaches an adaptive water-ski team. his wife and father-in-law were also injured in that boat explosion on beer can island near macdill air force base. >> it's hard enough already for people with appendages to do a triathlon. if you think a pasco -- keeps your smartphone safe. >> how to fix a security issue
worried. and now they want to jack up the prices? >> a hike to fix bad drainage. what neighbors think about paying more to prevent flooding. it's been running above average temperature-wise. highs in the upper 80s. these are the lows tomorrow morning and friday morning. there is a cold front on the map and it's just now crossing the mississippi river and the
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i'll never stop working for you. take a look at this. remember this? more than $100 million worth of damage caused by hurricane hermine. now pasco county staffers have proposed a large stormwater fee hike as a way to begin to correct the problem that led to this flooding. 10news pasco county newsroom reporter casey cumley goes straight to homeowners to find out if they're willing to pay
>> i think that's absurd. >> reporter: amy murray has had her home flooded twice in two years because of this clogged storm drain in her front yard. >> what are they doing with the money we are giving them now? they promised they would clean it last year and this year before the storm this year, and nobody's done anything with it whatsoever. >> it's been horrible. >> reporter: phyllis will burn says her home in seven springs has flooded four times in 30 years but would consider paying would be for it, but i find toed that in how to oaks -- in thousand oaks the county has funds to put pumps. >> reporter: they approved spending $400,000 of bp oil to replace pumps like this that run non-stop in an attempt to keep the flooding down. >> i find it very disgusting that they have never addressed the problem here. >> reporter: the proposed
year to $97.87. >> you want me to pay more for what? >> reporter: for murray, a single mom who keeps her sandbags in place year round, she says any increase is too much. >> two cents extra, i don't see why we should pay extra for something we pay for something they are not doing anything with. >> reporter: county commissioners have to make sense of the proposal soon because the stormwater problems are not going down the drain anytime so 10news wtsp. tracking storms. alerting you. protecting your family. it's time for 10 weather. >> at least we are looking mostly dry at least the next few days? >> yeah. and we might get a little bit cooler. >> a little bit. a little bit. 10 degrees. >> that's a big thing. [ laughter ] >> we need it. we have been four or five degrees above average. we could use a little bit after
front's coming in to clear us out and make sure we don't have any tropical issues this weekend, which is really good news for us. hey, it's been relatively dry yesterday. today is more of the same. all of this week rain chance 10%. yesterday and today clearer than the last several days. rain free conditions for just about everybody. now, it's warm. 84 in lakeland. 83 for brooksville, the crystal river. 81 new port richey. we have got 83 in st. pe 87 in sarasota. tampa's around 86 degrees. that's westchase. tampa bay downs at the race track. looking nice out there. blue skies and a few low clouds. those are up four, five, 6,000 feet. the air above that is very, very dry, and even drier air is coming. if you are headed out tonight, this is the rowdy -- rowdies
number one, they need to win tonight to have a shot at the playoffs f they fill up the stadium, they will donate $10,000 to pediatric cancer. here is the forecast tomorrow. waking up at the bus stop upper 60s to low 70s. lunch time a few clouds coming around. that's 12:00. low 80s already. and then partly cloudy with a very small rain chance. i am going 10% for your thursday and then by the afternoon this time, this we are looking just like we are right now. more sunshine than anything else. a few clouds and a small rain chance. 87 degrees for a daytime high. 84 is the average. we're gonna stay well above that. sunday's up at 7:34. down at 6:55 in the evening hours. and this is the reason why we're glad that front's coming. at least one of the reasons. that's invest 99l. look at the turn it made today. it turned west-northwest.
the winds at 35 miles per hour. the atmospheric conditions are going to improve for development over the next 24 to 48 hours. so that's why we have to watch it. now, here are all the computer models run on it. look at all of them. they turn to the northwest and eventually to the north and the northeast which takes it up the coast and that's because the front's coming to push it out. there's that front right now. showers and storms ahead of it. that's tomorrow morning into tomorrow afternoon. we're still quiet, as i showed you even friday it's quiet. that's friday afternoon right there. but it's friday night right around one, two, three in the morning, the winds pick up to give us cooler and drier air. we had a shot of drier air two mondays ago. remember that? we kept some of it. we are going to get drier air and cooler air with the next shot and that means temperatures in the 70s for highs as we get going into the weekend.
along tonight and early tomorrow morning from st. louis through dallas. that shifts east tomorrow afternoon, but by the time it gets here, guys, our rain chance with this is 10%. and if we're going to get any rain out of it when it comes through, it would be after about 10:00 to 11:00 friday night. so by saturday morning, you have any plans, yard sales, go for it. completely dry through the weekend. 60s saturday morning. 50s sunday and monday morning. new tonight this will make you never want to leave your even if you have got a pass code on it. we found a hack that lets anyone send a text message from your home, update your facebook status, even make phone calls from your locked screen. and it's as easy as pressing one button. just ask siri. from there anyone can tell her to text or post on social media. but there is a quick fix. all you have to do is head to settings, select siri, and turn
amy schumer isn't letting go of her beef with tampa. she is using this weekend's walk-out, you know it. she has more comedy material to talk about now. nearly 10,000 people packed into the amalie arena on sunday to watch the comedian perform, but when her skit turned political and she started insulting donald trump hundreds of people walked out. now, last night while on stage at madison square garden this new york city she addressed tampa in >> tampa, i am so sorry. i should have said that he was an orange sexually assaulting monster. [ cheers and applause ] after this show i want you to know that i will go straight to a rehab facility that will teach
rogers, he is going to be starting his second straight game for the bucs at running back. he is coming off that career high 101-yard outing against carolina. if you think it's going to be hard to repeat that performance, well, ladies and gentlemen, think again. rogers should be licking his chops. behind me the last five starting running backs the 49ers defense faced, you notice a trend. the century mark. all of them reached it. just last week san fran lesean mccoy had 104 that's five straight 100-yard rushers against the 9ers, which means stop what you're doing right now and pick up rogers for your fantasy team. he is in for a big week, ladies and gentlemen. this was a jameis winston quote on a conference call with bay area media. he passed on stanford, remember, coming into high school to go to fsu. his reasoning, quote, it was really me just not knowing how prestigious stanford was. i look back all the time and see how, if i went to stanford,
into. now, we may be twisting his words, but jameis, thanks to fsu, you have this piece of hardware. oh, and you also won this. and you wouldn't be here today in tampa without jimbo fischer and his tutelage. before you think what if, maybe you should appreciate what you have. and bobby told you it's going to feel like fall this weekend and we found a great way to enjoy it. a massive pumpkin patch is opening saturday at one buc place in tampa. they have pirate ship rides, costumes, parade, experience was some of the bucs' legends. not only a day of fun, but it benefits kids from title one schools. >> children who can't afford to buy lunch. so these children, they need our help. we go in with players and cheerleaders. we motivate them.
can truly change a kid's life. >> the event is put on by the glazer family foundation. it's saturday at one buc place from one to four p.m. go to buccaneers.com for more information. >> that's great. that's it for "10news at 6". we will see you back here tonight at 11. >> breaking news 24/7 live at wtsp.com always here, always on. when powerful people need someone to do their dirty work, they hire bob buesing. how far will he go? buesing fought to foreclose assisted-living retirement homes, threatening local seniors with homelessness. then, buesing defended wells fargo
ober said losing a baseball scholarship was punishment enough. 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 than party. 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.
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