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exactly what happened. stay with me everybody because it started right here at the 88 spa. now, police say a man beat up a woman who worked there, left her critically injured. police then found her here at the shell in the parking lot. listen to this witness who spoke only to 10news about how scary that situation was. >> the girl came running out of here screaming. she ran across the street. the guy was chasing her. he fell street. she went over there by the round things on the ground and she just collapsed and she started throwing up all over the place. i don't know what was around her neck. i guess it was tape. >> sounds awful. but it doesn't end there because police say the man who beat her tried to carjack a pickup truck, but the driver sped off. that driver soon realized that the suspect was actually in the bed of his pickup, so he
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that caused the suspect to fly out onto the parking lot. investigators say he then tried to carjack a publix employee. the two of them started fighting, but that employee eventually got that suspect to run away. now, 10news reporter isabel mascarenas is live where it started. izzy, after hearing from that witness just now, it's kind of understandable that people who live nearby are mad that they weren't told about this sooner? >> now, venice high school, consider this, venice high school is close to here. 88 spa massage where the crimes began. yet parents tell us they were notified this morning that the school was under a lockdown because the suspected carjacker was on the run. a pubilc safety alert was issued by the city of venice on behalf of the venice police department at 11:22 this morning. 15 hours after this crime spree began.
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shouldn't the public have known sooner? there was some obvious violence. two attempted carjackings? >> exactly. >> reporter: a violent guy, shouldn't the community have known sooner? >> well, i feel like the actions that we took that night in searching for him and then the going back this morning with the type of manpower that we used, the resources from florida marine patrol, the sheriff's department, and venice police department, i feel like we did a very thorough job area. so right now it looks like he is probably able to leave the area. >> reporter: should the public not have known sooner? >> i wish i could answer that. i feel i should have known sooner. i found out exactly the same time you did. >> reporter: now, venice mayor john hawley says this breakdown in communication is something they will take a serious and closer look at so it doesn't happen again. we will stay on top of this and bring you the latest.
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isabel mascarenas, 10news wtsp. 20 years ago st. pete erupted in protests. cars set on fire. outrage in the streets. all a part of a fallout from a single traffic stop. now, many of you may not have been here when this happened. october 24, 1996, tyronn lue wis and a friend sped past police. he was driving without a license and had cocaine on him. two one officer james snide got in front of lewis' car. lewis tried to run him over and the officer fired shots killing tyron lewis. within minutes a crowd gathered, rocks and bottles were thrown and this led to two nights of rioting. 30 buildings were set on fire. $1 million in damages. a month later a grand jury cleared officer knight.
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riots. the neighborhood where this happened used to marked by high unemployment, crime, and a high destructive. [ inaudible ]. over time things have changed. 10news reporter jenny dean shows you what is different both in the community and the police policies. >> reporter: when he looks around the streets in midtown st. petersburg he sees a much different neighborhood now than 20 years ago. there is a grocery store, bank, and neighborhood school. >> between mere and mlk, some of communities take for granted. it's a lot of growth in the area and a lot of improvements. >> reporter: newton was born and raised here. even served as a city councilman. he says education and jobs are the key to keeping crime down. >> that's what saved someone like me. >> reporter: it was near this intersection when a police officer was bumped by the car he was trying to stop, and that led to the first major policy change. >> there is a prohibition that
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vehicles or reaching into vehicles. >> reporter: assistant police chief luke williams was a sergeant at the time of the riots. he says another thing that has changed is how they communicate with people, especially at crime scenes. >> we have to be efficient and respectful in the manner in which we do those tasks. >> reporter: he says community policing is not new, but there is new focus like the park, walk, and talk program. >> officer, get out of your car and you somebody. not the people that you know from your calls, but someone you never met. >> reporter: finally, mentoring school kids and earning their trust. williams says they are always working to be better, but he believes they are on the right track since that tragic night 20 years ago. in st. petersburg, jenny dean, 10news wtsp. >> now, another major difference between now and 20 years ago, social media and cell phones. all st. pete police officers are told to always assume they
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the man accused of kidnapping a polk county girl and taking her on a road trip to tennessee could get life in prison. 31-year-old west wild hogs was indicted on federal charges today. he is facing charges in polk county. hogs was found in memphis last week with the four-year-old. when have you heard anybody ask to pay more taxes? what's that a group of desperate parents in pasco county are suggesting rather th different schools. casey cumley explains the idea parents are proposing. >> extremely passionate. parents are looking for solutions. >> reporter: parents want to take on more taxes to keep their kids from being re-zoned from mitchell high school and seven springs middle school due to overcrowding. >> it's something i would reginald roundtree. >> personally, myself i am willing. >> reporter: it's called an educational facilities benefit district. it would tax a zoned area and
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new ones. >> we feel it's worth it. >> reporter: christine stall at the board meetings. delay a re-zoning vote or give parents a different option. deputy superintendent ray gas says he has heard this happening twice in florida. the tax was in place before the community was developed. >> how you go back after the fact, i don't know. >> reporter: perhaps the hardest thing about getting this idea to work is according to state statute you would have in the district to approve it. >> taxes, they are high enough right now. so i can't see myself being a retiree paying more. >> i think it depends how vested people are in their community and how they see the benefit as a whole. the growth is unheard of, what we're experiencing and it's gonna continue. >> reporter: stall says more taxes is a small price to pay. >> they are a part of the
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keep your family and community together. in pasco county, casey cumley, 10news wtsp. >> now, the district says while the taxing idea doesn't exactly fit for existing schools, it is certainly interesting in hearing about it from developers that want to build new neighborhoods and that could guarantee certain schools for the future. there will be another parent meeting november 14. honda and acura owners, your car could takata recall and you might not realize it. now the florida department of highway safety and motor vehicles says it's time to fix the problem. they are mailing out notices urging you to take your car into adderall and get the airbag inflaters replaced asap. they are focusing on 2001 to 2003 models. accords, civics, crvs and pilots in particular. the acura 3.2tl and cl's as
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safercar.gov and type in the vin from your car's dashboard. how a bay area grocer is trying to whet your appetite to not just shop, but to indulge, too. also just ahead, you depend on siri to tell you how to get around town and free your hands up. how a glitch could have it sending texts and making posts that aren't yours and the fix. good thursday evening to you. a lovely across the bay area. readings in the upper 70s and mid 80s. we have some really big changes coming in weekend.
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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 than party. my son max can't live in trump world.
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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.
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dion, every time i think i have a handle on how to use my iphone, there is an ios update. >> i have a handle on how you use your phone, so i update it for you. >> a driven with the ios10 could make your phone vulnerable. >> how you can privacy. >> reporter: take your phone out and follow along with me as i walk you through these three settings and how to change them. the first one has to do with apple's 3d touch feature. it lets you pop into certain men use by pressing harder on your screen. if you get a text message, anybody can pick up your phone, pop into it, type something out, and send it without ever having to put in your password. to change that go to your touch id and pass code settings and
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to do with privacy. it's just a little change that could annoy you a lot. remember when you could unlock your phone just by resting your thumb on the home button? with the ios10 update you have to press the button. good news. you can change that back by going to the accessibility settings under the general tab, home button, and switch on rest finger to open. lastly, did you know your phone is tracking everywhere you go unless you tell it not to? i tried to visit times a week. my phone not only knows i was here. it knows what time i was here and for how long. if you have an iphone go to privacy, select location services, system service, frequent locations and turn that off. if you have an android, go to your location settings and turn off google location history. just know on an android it might affect apps like google maps.
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powered by duke energy florida is a magnet in tampa. 10news road warrior hilary zalla visited the raiders today to talk about what it's like to learn about tv and more about their schools. make sure you tune in tomorrow morning to "10news this morning" as we will be live from the school showcasing their great science and arts programs there. >> tracking storms. protecting your family. it's time for 10 weather. okay. a lot of people are fans of you lately with this weather. >> that's right. >> hey, i will take it because i get the blame when it's hot and sticky and stormy. [ laughter ] i will take it. it is really nice. even today you notice less humidity, but that is going to be even more the case as we head into the weekend. so let's go ahead and get a
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hotel. and we are going to see a nice beach day ahead tomorrow for friday, too. all right. right now we are quiet on stormtracker 10. no worries there. mild temperatures continuing, and we get a check on the tropics tonight. even though we are headed now towards the end of october, which is typically when we start to see things quieting down, we do have something that could perhaps become a depression for a storm. right now about a 50% chance of that being the case. it's located a little bit the north and northeast of the bahamas and it will be moving to the north in time. here is the latest stats for you on invest 99l. moving to the northwest at two and maximum winds of 35 miles per hour, but the spaghetti models have it moving to the north. in fact, the same cold front that is going to be bringing us the cooler temperatures will eventually swoop up this system as it it pushes off to the north and to the northeast. temperatures around the nation,
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denver 39 degrees. chicago 41. 38 degrees for the twin cities. still mild along the east coast, but it's this cooler air that is going to be pushing southward into the bay area. big event tonight. of course, ryan bass is going to have more in 10 sports. the bolts are taking on the colorado avalanche. 80 degrees, partly cloudy skies. so nice as you make your way to amalie arena. if you are just going for a nice walk this evening, it's going to be pleasant, too. it's clearing skies. not getting that chilly though. wake-up temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s for the bay area. warm by the afternoon. we will see plenty of sunshine. high temps in the mid 80s. basically, a dry day. now, we could see an isolated sprinkle move through with the cold front as it comes through the area late morning into early afternoon. so i think most of the moisture will stay out over the gulf. from time to time variable clouds before that front finally pushes through the bay area by friday night. cooler, drier weather ahead.
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night. as we head into the weekend pushing into the south. high pressure is going to build in hyped that cold front and we are -- behind that cold front and we are going to have beautiful fall-like area. you see the drier air indicated by the shades of orange. this is showing the dry air in the mid-and-upper levels of the atmosphere. here is the front. a little moisture over that front. most of that moisture staying out over the gulf and here comes that drier air. those shades of orange, that me rain this weekend and it will be cool. cool enough to break out your sweaters, maybe the boots, too. now, for the boaters, winds out of the north-northwest 10 to 20 knots and seas running two feet early but building up to seven feet by tomorrow evening. keep that in mind. and here's how chilly it will get by sunday morning. those temperatures, look at that, 50 degrees crystal river. 51 in new port richey, and not
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right around 63 degrees. 57 degrees in tampa. now, here is your seven-day forecast. we are looking at a lot of sunshine. cooler and drier on saturday, and our coldest morning again will be sunday morning. a chilly start. look at that beautiful weather ahead. enjoy. a major change for a bay area grocery. winn dixie is changing how you shop. it might not lookthal different on -- all that different on the outside, but on the inside it's organized in a this is the second of its kind in the state. fresh produce is kept fresh on ice. there is a naturally better section with nearly 3,000 natural and organic products. check out a barbecue and sandwich station, in-store pizza shop, sushi shop, and even a cafe. >> i think that every few years or so you have to try something different. you have to try something new. you have to respond to the changing tastes of the customer. >> i think it's great.
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winn dixies. this is awesome. >> tomorrow afternoon the store is hosting a picnic in the park. listen to live jazz and check out a variety of the wonderful foods. a great season, great start it the season for our bolts and coach jon cooper agrees. >> yes, indeed. but did you know that coach coop started his own dos
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y2562y yy6y robert kearney: i fought for my country in kosovo and iraq, and i've been a republican all my life. but i'm the father of three girls. i can't stand hearing donald trump call women pigs, dogs, and bimbos...and i sure don't want my daughters hearing it. i want my girls to grow up proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. today, technology is changing... homes are changing.... lives are changing.
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now live from the suncoast hyundai dealer sports desk it's time for 10 sports. >> in 2010 when jeff benak bought the lightning he said his goal was to make it a world- class organization. mission accomplished. they are the number one franchise in all of sports beating out 121 others for the prestigious honor. i am ryan bass. the bolts are the first in tampa bay the sports world top franchise. for one, they are on the ice success is well documented. a 2004 stanley cup. and then the ownership-fan relationship. the heartfelt connection to the community is palpable. it is envied outside the bay
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in 2010 when benak took over their ranked seventh. six years later they are at the top of the mountain. [ music playing ] find out what it is in hockey you don't do well, and don't thing. >> a classic coop right there. the savvy attorney turned bolts coach, as you can see, one of a kind. i asked him about that old promo and his response was fantastic. >> somebody came up with the idea, well, let's start reeling those off. i think it was one night after a few adult beverages on a bar napkin we started writing the
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life. we had a blast running those commercials. >> i bet he did. i bet he did. >> how many adult beverages leads to that? he is the coolest cat there is. >> kind of like a normal guy. >> he is. that's what makes his so great. >> top notch coach. all right. that's it for "10news at 6". we will see you right back here tonight at 11. breaking news 24/7, live radar, wtsp.com always here, always on. don't forget you can always
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amendment 1 guarantees 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, that's the right way to do solar.
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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
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. 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 against charges of helping buesing's firm was even accused of overbilling local schools , running fees up to seventy thousand dollars. 's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. now, buesing's running for senate. 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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when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: will he or won't he? >> of course, i would accept a clear election result... >> pelley: but trump reserves the right to challenge the election. also tonight, after lingering doubts. >> i am a hillary supporter, and yet, if i said that i did not have concerns i'd be lying. >> pelley: the skyrocketing cost of plastic. interest rates on store credit cards hit record highs. >> this is one of the riskiest forms of credit out there. >> pelley: and a letter that arrives just at the right time

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