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him. the suspect tried carjacking a publix employee right here in the parking lot, threatening he had a knife. he beat the man and took off on foot. the police thief says several agencies searched the area -- the police chief says several agencies searched the area throughout the night. police are questioning witnesses and the female victim. >> we believe he had some type suspect. >> reporter: by midday no sign of the suspect and that's why this parent wishes he had known sooner about the search. his daughter's school was on lockdown. >> that kind of stuff should be made known to the residents here that there is a violent criminal in town. i mean, obviously, we see when there is amber alerts. we get it on our phones right away. maybe there is a better way to let the residents know.
question. the same concern. why did it take the city and the police department, the venice police department until 11:22 today to notify the media and the community about this public safety concern? we hold them accountable coming up today at six. we also have an exclusive interview we got moments was a witness. >> when something like this happens and schools are put on lockdown immediately. you can find all the latest developments on our website.com. they are the people you or your children look up to. tonight a dark cloud is hanging over the nfl. some are questioning how the organization handled a recent domestic violence case involving a kicker for the giant. josh brown was arrested last year for an incident involving his former wife. but newly released documents show police investigated 20
possible history of abuse. disturbing letters and emails writen by brown also describe the abuse. in one he says, quote, i hurt molly physically, emotionally, and verbally. i viewed myself as a god, basically, and she was my slave. it an email to his wife he says, i have struck fear in your heart and not love, compassion, or friendship. even with all of in the nfl only suspended brown for one game. 10news reporter explains why some say this is a step backwards for the league. >> 911. this is an emergency line. >> half pepperoni, half mushroom. >> during the super bowl this psa on domestic violence aired. >> do you have an emergency or not? >> yes. >> reporter: the video of football player ray rice went viral hitting his wife in an
in domestic violence sessions. what's been good is every year we have touched every single player at the tampa bay buccaneers. >> reporter: mindy murphy with an organization to prevent domestic violence says the nfl seemed to be making a step in the right direction. >> and i have been really impressed with what some of the young men have had to say. >> reporter: the recent news of new york giants kicker josh brown she says is a step back. >> these e when action speaks louder than words. >> we need to stand up. the nfl needs to stand up. the communities need to stand up. individual citizens and particularly men need to stand up and say, you know what? when a victim comes forward, 90% of the time to 97% of the time she is actually telling the truth, and yet we function as if she must be exaggerating or lying. so we need to believe. >> you know you called 911.
>> murphy says the commercials are nice, but it's time for the nfl and teams to start making moves that echo their message. the nfl did release a statement about brown's history. the league says in light of the new documents, it's going to determine next steps in the context of its personal conduct policy. donald trump is changing his tune slightly tonight after refusing during last night's debate. he says he will indeed accept the outcome he wins. >> but i would also reserve my right to contest or file a legal challenge in the case of a questionable result. >> now, trump's campaign tried to clarify his statements today saying they want to see the votes counted before they accept the results. the latest national poll shows clinton holds a seven point lead over trump.
5:30, we find out how he might be able to challenge the outcome and what that means for you. there were a lot of claims last night in the debate and we are wading few a through of them so you know what's real and not. to back up his claims about a rigged election, trump says millions of people are registered to vote that shouldn't be. that statement is partially true, but cbs news says there has been no evidence that voter fraud actually exists. next, clinton's statement that donald trump presidential donald presidential candidate not to release his tax returns is view. the last was gerald ford in 1976. trump said he never met any of the women who accused him of sexual assault. that is false. he said he knew at least one of the women. cbs news also could not find any evidence to back up trump's claim that clinton's campaign
and one more right here. clinton accused trump of threatening to deport undocumented workers during the trump tower project in 1980. according to "usa today" there is no evidence that trump ever made those threats. >> okay. and if you think this election season has been rough, guess again. john bartel shows you why this nasty campaigning is actually an american tradition. >> reporter: well, if you thought mudslinging and the wild accusations are bad now, take a look history. during the election of 1800 there was no presidential debate and the race between thomas jefferson and john adams political slanders came out in the papers. murder, robbery, rape, adultery and incest will be taught and practiced. >> reporter: adams supporters were some of the first to smear the jefferson campaign in print. jefferson, the man whose head is now on the nickel, also had support from journalists and
it was easy to get writers to take sides without getting their hands dirty. she is with the uc davis civic engagement project. >> it could be very powerful to get a rumor placed. >> reporter: in 1828, the race between drew jackson and john quincy adams. headlines surfaced that jackson married his wife before she was properly divorced. adna he was providing foreign politicians with sexy women. >> many argue in our history. >> reporter: abraham lincoln had haters. his opponent called him a drunk. when radio and television came into play the debate was born, and so was the art of intimidation. some say kennedy made nixon sweat profusely in the 1960 debate. >> it said that those that watched it on tv kennedy won,
radio nixon one. >> reporter: linden b. johnson took out political ads. this artsy commercial suggests that his person barry goldwater would use nuclear force and kill children. >> she has been outsmarted by putin. >> he insulted a former miss universe. >> reporter: it's not new in the presidential race. >> in politics, if it works, it's going to get replicated. >> reporter: let's hope they are smarter than the mud is thrown. >> reporter: one thing to keep in mind. news and information spreads a lot faster now than it did in the 1800s. when a candidate does or says something you find out about it instantly on your phone instead of days or weeks to read about it. another set back for wells fargo. the better business bureau is pulling its accreditation for the entire company. that means that wells fargo no longer meets standards when it
the better business bureau decided to pull support after reports that wells fargo stole from customers generating fake accounts. the bank has fired more than 5,000 employees since then and it could be three years before wells fargo gets back that accreditation. this won't take much convincing, but the tampa bay lightning are the best and, get this, the lightning actually ranked number one on espn's ultimate standings in four professional leagues. not just hockey. check the bolts beat 121 other professional teams. that includes all nhl, mlb, nfl, and nba franchises. and they won in categories that matter most to you. it considers 25 things, including ticket prices and recent on-field successes and how owners and players show appreciation for their fans. the bucs were number 73 up from 91 in 2015.
2015 to 90. you probably have gone through this. you can really use a day off, but you're really not sick. coming up, employers reveal the over the
top sick excuses that got them second-guessing their employees. for nearly seven months folks living in this plant city neighborhood were dealing with a hole in their road.
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.
my family saw the best of america in the love and support we were shown. 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.
temperatures will go in two minutes. frustrated neighbors turn to 10news for help, and tonight we get them results. >> everybody appreciates channel 10 news for coming out here. >> [ inaudible ] this hole in the plant city community. neighbors had been trying to get it fixed for seven months and counting. the wait is now over. 10news reporter eric glasser got involved and helped neighbors get the relief they had long. >> reporter: for seven long months neighbors in the meadows community in plant city say property managers promised them the hole in their road would be fixed. >> next week, next week. >> reporter: as the void under the asphalt continued to grow, so did their frustration. when it got too dangerous for emergency vehicles to drive down the street neighbors ran out of patience. last week they contacted
community's owner. equity lifestyle properties. within hours they assured us they would fix the hole and today they made good on that promise. >> and that's what we needed. we needed somebody to help us get it done, and you helped us get it done. >> reporter: the folks say in their opinion there is no way the timing of all of this is just a coincidence. >> you guys got involved with it. i don't know when they would have got around to it. >> channel 10 did a t things rolling. >> reporter: we asked the contractor how long it would be before the cement would dry and people could start using the road again. property managers say it will probably be this coming monday. >> you call channel 10. they will get it done for you. >> i think you guys did it. if you have a problem, call channel 10. get it on the air.
it is great when we help you get results. if you have a problem you want us to get into, call 727-577- tips or send us an email to tips @wtsp.com. a beautiful day across the bay area as we take a live look downtown st. pete from our happy theater camera. a few little clouds there. we're gonna stay dry the remainder of the afternoon and evening. feeling like 87 degrees with the winds out of the west- northwest. it's still warm. carrollwood 87 degrees. the actual air temperature there 85 in riverview and bartow checking in the mid 80s as well. stormtracker 10, this is nice, we are dry. we have seen lots of sunshine today. and this evening mild temperatures, too. we are going to see readings about 73 degrees by midnight,
clearing of skies, mostly sunny skies to start for your friday morning. 70 degrees. now, a little bit cooler for folks on the nature coast, which means citrus, hernando and pasco counties. readings there in the mid 60s. for the bay area, especially places like st. pete that are moderated by the water. the cultural coast, temperatures in the upper 60s. 69 bradenton. sarasota 68 degrees. polk county you're looking nice, too, mid 60s. now, throughout the afternoon, late morning in fact, we could see an isolated sprinkle, a few clouds move through. that's because a cold front is approaching from the north. so high temperatures friday afternoon mid 80s, and it will be breezy at times. now, let me show you the high temps across the nature coast. 85 dade city. mid 80s for the bay area. 84 clearwater. 83 st. pete. new tampa up to 87 degrees. all right.
because we have a very dry air mass in place. so even though we have a front coming through, it's going to be hard to see much rain. i think we will see most of the moisture staying out over the gulf. so if you are taking the boat out, be aware of that. here is where the front is starting to approach 11:00 in the morning. again a slight chance of just a few sprinkles, but not a whole lot, and then by friday late afternoon the front moves through clearing out and cooling down especially for the weekend. in fact, dew points in the 40s by saturday afternoon. we have been used to dew points in the 70s. so that is a huge drop in humidity and we are going to see much cooler temperatures. so here is the big picture. here is the front friday afternoon. moves through our area and then finally pushes through south florida late saturday, and behind it we have high pressure building in giving us a beautiful fall forecast. check it out. i want to spend some time on this because it's just so nice
look at those temperatures by the weekend. just a 10% chance of a few showers on friday. 57 degrees, that is our low on sunday. but temperatures by the afternoon warming to 81 degrees. then we slowly moderate temperatures through the work week. lows back in the low-to-mid 60s with highs staying in the mid 80s, and limited rain chances all the way through thursday. courtney. the philippines is cleaning up from the second massive the country is looking at a huge loss of crops and infrastructure. look at the damage right here on your screen. you can see roofs ripped off of homes. cars flipped over. fortunately, this typhoon hit a different part of the country than the one that hit just a few days ago. staying on top of your evening commute, you are taking a live look at the traffic creeping northbound on i-275. this is the tampa end of the howard frankland bridge.
backed up at state road 579 in hillsborough county. check out the free 10news app before you hit the road. you will find the latest traffic alerts as well as a live look at our sky 10 network traffic camera. one of the nfl's oldest rivalries. here is your gmc keys to the game for bears-packers. it starts with aaron rodgers. he needs to get in a groove. now, the bears have brian hoyer unde history toss four straight 300- yard games. he could tee on a packers defense. and eddie lacy is out, which means the packs should not be in denial about running niles davis. and that's your gmc keys to the
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
hot on the web tonight, too much cake. a scary encounter with a duck and a hot bowling streak. you get all of those things have something in common? they are excuses employees have actually used with their bosses to call t a new survey from careerbuilder found that one this three workers admit they have called out sick when you have felt just fine. have you done it? >> i need to go to oklahoma because i am getting engaged. i have -- >> you did that? >> i didn't get engaged. >> would you feel bad if you called in sick and you weren't? >> yes, because i am a pastor. >> this dwellings worse right here -- this gets worse right here. a third of businesses have
their homes. all over the internet people are comparing the most ridiculous sick excuses they have heard. some of the other crazy ones, listen to this, a pressure cooker exploded and scared the employee's sister. traumatic stress from a large spider found in one employee's home. she had to skip work to deal with it. an employee ate birthday cake and had to eating cat food instead of tuna made the employee deathly ill. >> those are good excuses. new at 5:30, some positivity among the political bashing. >> hi, america. >> hey, guys. >> our friends to the north trying to give us all a boost so the canadians shared those feelings about america. it's not something you'd hear about every day, but find
apart the inside of this guy's car. new at six your smartphone could be vulnerable to hackers and you don't even know it. we're breaking down three things that you can do right now to update the security on that precious phone. the story you don't want to miss. it's all new at 6:00. you probably had one of these dolls. we both did. and tonight barbie is proving that diversity pays off. >> i look like me. sales jumped up 16% in a year after introducing a larger diversity. they have three new body types and a variety of skin tones and hairstyles. that helps the brand. experts predict that the company barbie and american girl dolls will be popular this holiday season. >> see, now children will have
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 love war. the thought of donald trump with nuclear weapons scares me to death. it should scare everyone.
10news 5:30 starts right now. >> good evening. i am courtney robinson. >> i am reginald roundtree. donald trump says he
will change his mind about the outcome of the election on just one condition. >> i will totally accept the results of this great and historic presidential election if i win. >> well, he made those comments at a rally in ohio today. a bit different from last night where he told the debate