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people who aren't locking up their weapons. >> a huge number. >> reporter: a huge reaction when he realizes how many guns have been stolen from cars in the bay area so far this year. >> to have a gun, take care of it. pay attention to where you keep it. >> reporter: here is a closer look. since january 2015, 220 guns stolen from cars in hillsborough county. 174 in pinellas county. st. pete 278. burglaries where guns were taken and 19 were out of cars left open. >> reporter: the sergeant says just this week three guns have been stolen out of unlocked cars in the city. only one has been recovered so far. >> during vehicle burglaries where guns are taken, 76% are from unlocked vehicles. >> reporter: but 10news has learned that if a gun is stolen from an unlocked car nothing happens to owners.
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with the gun, the original owner won't face charges. >> it's dangerous for everybody out there. safety, if you have a gun that you're concerned about safety, we are asking, you know, go the extra step and lock your vehicle. especially if you keep a gun in it. >> reporter: police hope these shocking numbers shock gun owners into keeping their guns locked up. jennifer titus, 10news wtsp. >> now, to help any way they can police have even put up message boards around the bay area to keep your cars hands. right now the search is on for a missing boater. now, tampa police dive teams are looking at the north end of the boat ramp at the courtney campbell causeway a man got stuck on a sandbar. he jumped off of the boat to push it off the sandbar. he then went under the water, resurfaced twice. his fianci called 911. so far drivers have not had any luck finding him.
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emotions. but a springhill man never imagined he would be facing charges after complimenting a stranger on his trump hat. casey cumley explains how the bizarre situation went down. >> reporter: all this political chaos began inside this dunkin' donuts store when a couple went in to get coffee. >> i see a old guy with a camo print, make america great again hat, and i said, hey man, i love your hat. i tips walks away. thanks me. >> reporter: robert christenson and his wife heard a man from behind. >> i heard this guy tauting off about, yeah, if you're racist. >> reporter: that man, according to police, was this man. i tried to reach him through facebook and knocked on his door to get his side of the story, but no response. >> he was screaming. he was cursing. he was calling names. >> reporter: he did talk to police saying christianson wanted to fight. once management heard the commotion they kicked all three
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craziness took place in the parks lot. >> he comes within a foot of hitting her. >> reporter: according to the police report none of the witnesses saw him try to harm his wife. but they did see him speed out of the parking lot with christenson following. >> as i am running across the street, he turns into my place of employment. >> reporter: he pulled into the shell a block away from dunkin' donuts because he wanted to get away from christianson. >> after he drives through like kicked his daughter. it was a compliment. i was complimenting a man about his hat. had nothing do with this man. >> oh, you can't make this stuff up. christenson was charged with criminal mischief. he plans to fight back and clear his name. this isn't the first fight over a trump hat in the bay
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sam's club a couple of months ago. richard garcia, ricardo garcia bought a make america great hat when trump announced his candidacy. while shopping another man picked a fight saying he didn't like the hat. >> i got in my car and i turned around and he was there. suddenly he come, pow, he hit me right here. >> why is it you can't professionally and act like a gentleman and a lady? why do people have to counteract with violence and disrespect? >> patrick nickens was charged with felony battery. an arrested deputy breaks his silence first on "10news at 11" last night. today he claims he is being set up by the pinellas sheriff for speaking out against policies. 10news reporter candace conlin is live at the sheriff's office. this disgraced deputy told you
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department? >> reporter: dion, deputy stephen smith tells me that he denies that he stole prescription pain pills from the sheriff's office here and pawned his department-issued gun to feed a drug addiction. instead, he says that the sheriff is taking the word of a scorned ex-girlfriend, ruining his reputation and his career here at the sheriff's office because the deputy just disagreed with policy. former deputy stephen smith says the department mandates the number of people they randomly stop and gather information on. smith believes it's a civil rights violation and says when he refused to meet it he got moved to desk duty. the sheriff says that's where smith stole oxycodone pills to feed his addiction. they forced him to confess to an addiction he doesn't have and are taking the word of a scorned ex. when asked about pawning his service gun, the attorney said that smith did not break the
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>> okay. i unequivocally did not steal any drugs. i can't lay down and take the false claims. there is no way because it's without a doubt the farthest thing from the truth you could say about me. >> reporter: tonight the sheriff refused to comment on smith's allegations. the department did tell me more about the stop and question policy. tonight at 11 hear why it concerns smith and what you can do if could it be her long lost sister? a tampa woman breaks down in tears. [ sobbing ] >> officials unveiled 14 clay sculptures, a bust re-created by forensic artists at a workshop at usf. each face represents a victim from a cold case that has gone
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decades. tonight at 11:00 10news reporter eric glasser takes a closer look at the program and why investigators say it may be their last chance at solving some of these mysteries. well, for some people just the sight of a snake gives us the creeps. turns out though you could see more of them out slithering about now. we are seeing more of them popping up in cars, homes and yards. we spoke with a local animal expert who says the cooler weather might be the reason why they are just lookg warm. >> unfortunately, it's usually in a populated area, in a home or a vehicle. the vehicle has been running all day. it's nice and warm. they feel the engine heat and make their way in. >> that makes sense though. >> look at that. >> oh, so cute. >> no! [ laughter ] >> yeah, get this though. apparently wheldon says having them around not all bad because the most popular snake in
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control, keeping away other snakes that might be venomous. >> i don't like snakes. >> big or small? >> no kind. folks have been waiting for this today. construction crews broke ground in downtown tampa for a new publix. it's going to join together with a new 22 story residential tower. the mayor says this is just the latest example of how downtown is exploding developments. publix employees say the store is expected to open in about six months. you see the ads on tv that may seem too good to be true. publishers clearinghouse knocks on the door, hands over $1 million. let's see how a bay area woman's dreams are becoming reality. plus, an education built on the arts. how the 10news school of the week is getting students ready for future jobs with creative lessons. we are tracking a cold
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the coolest air yet of the season. stay tuned. i am going to let you know how low those temps will go coming up in a few minutes. 10news and the bolts. we want to put you in the stands. next week make sure you watch "10news at 11" all next week for your chance to win two lower-level tickets. not the nosebleeds. these are the good tickets. the
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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. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary.
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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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okay. seems like school just started, but students in sarasota could have a shorter summer break. this year students went back to school on august 22nd and now the sarasota county school district is getting feedback about the idea of having it a school year starting a week earlier. that means basically next fall, august 2017, the school year could start back on august 14. tell us what you think. should students head back later? go to 10news on our facebook page to join our 10news school of the week powered by duke energy florida is mueller elementary magnet. it's the number two magnet school in the u.s. 10news reporter tammie field shows you why students across the bay area go there to learn. >> we are one of two performing arts elementary schools in the whole county. >> reporter: the program
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includes springs, percussion. >> here at school we have a gallery, as you can see, and once a month we have an arts show with every grade. it's spectacular. >> reporter: every single student here takes music and dance once a week. their stevenners are finding ways to integrate reading, writing, and arithmetic into their lessons. >> reading music, use reading, decoding ahead. even comprehension. in math we have to use fraction toss do rhythym. >> reporter: they are creating all types of things using 3d printing. these skills will be very valuable when they grow up. >> 60% of the jobs these children are going to have don't exist yet. so bringing this up-to-date
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them to be at their fingertips is a way to prepare them. >> reporter: muller elementary 10news school of the week powered by duke energy florida getting a check for a cool $1,000. in tampa, tammie fields, 10news wtsp. >> and if you think your school should be the 10news school of the week powered by duke energy florida we want to hear about it. tell us about what's great about your deer cr your deer creek middle, or high school. tracking storms. alerting you. alerting your family. time for 10 weather. >> hi there, friends. we have made it to the weekend. sometimes we need a reminder that we live in paradise. check out this video from today from our lowe's don cesar camera. gorgeous conditions. 45 minutes before sunset tonight.
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78 degrees in carrollwood. 82 tampa. along the nature coast 77 degrees in brooksville. colder air is headed our way. we can start to see that as we look across portions of the southeast united states. right now 59 degrees in nashville. 59 st. louis and lexington, kentucky about 55 degrees. so the front is going to come through tonight with very little fanfare. might see a few clouds. i don't think we are going to see any rain. but if you see an isolated sprinkle, you will be limited category because basically a dry passage with this front. our winds will be picking up out of the north overnight into saturday morning. so clearing skies tonight, and check out that cool start for saturday morning. 59 degrees. we'll add about 20 degrees to that temperature by the afternoon. warming things up to 76 with a cool breeze. winds out of the north- northwest at 10. it's going to be one of those days if you are in the sunshine out of the winds it's going to feel very beautiful, but if
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puck up, you might want a jacket just to be on the safe side if you are sensitive to the cool air because we have had such a long hot, humid summer. futurecast keeping us dry all day saturday. no worries there. here is the front moving through. it's going to push all the way through south florida. the cooler air moves in, and it's not just our temperatures that are dropping. it is the dew points. so that means much drier air. it's going to feel comfortable out there. nothing like what we deal with in the summer. you can the shades of warm on the water map that our dew points are going to be nice and low for you. in fact, dropping down into the 40s by saturday. down to 42. so very, very different air mass. it's going to feel like late fall, early winter for us in the tampa bay area with temperatures actually below average. not good boating conditions for saturday morning. seas five to seven feet. bay waters choppy. gulf temperature 80 degrees. tide times for saturday will be
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afternoon and a high tide at 10:52. allergens for you, ragweed, elm and grass in the medium category through monday. the weekend looking beautiful, but a chilly start sunday morning. on the nature coast 48 degrees. crystal river 50. but st. pete you're the one spot staying in the 60s. 63 degrees for your overnight lows. all right. here is your seven-day forecast. it's a beauty wall-to-wall sun, sparkling sun all the way through tuesday. a few chances of sprinkles wednesday, thursday, friday, and you can see those overnight lows will be warming into the mid-to-upper 60s with highs back in the mid 80s. their ads make you think you could be a millionaire. a st. pete woman's dreams are coming through. publishers clearinghouse came a knocking and the prize patrol stopped by her work to deliver the good news. >> we have a prize for you of
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oh, my god. >> what do you think of that? >> i don't know what to think. this is insane. this is insane. they are going to think i am gonna quit now. [ laughter ] >> you're not gonna quit. our news partners at the "tampa bay times" went along for the ride. the prize patrol tracked her down where she worked to deliver that $1 million check. >> you never think these things really en so. >> yes. >> her face. what? all right. just ahead, calling all future nutritionists, architects and mathematicians. >> how a nasa legend is inspiring girls and boys to go off on the career of their dreams. and don't forget to stay up for "the "the late show with
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port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most diversified. which helps explain why it is one of dana young's top priorities. generating over 15 billion for the regional economy, and 80 thousand local jobs. dana young is working to continue that success, by attracting high waged jobs for families who need them dana young for the florida senate. a return to common sense.
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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.
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i-schemer swindle millions. buesing's firm was even accused of overbilling local schools , running fees up to seventy thousand dollars. now live from the suncoast hyundai dealer sports desk it's time for 10 sports. >> if you haven't been watching time to tune in. tonight the six and one usos are in philadelphia. this team goes into the record books. it would be the best start in school history and the bulls offense is a big reason why. so far they are averaging 44
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in the conference. why is this bulls offense is lethal? it starts with protection. here is a third down play against cincinnati. watch the offensive line. look at this pocket. quentin flowers gets the throw. critical first down play. connects with rodney adams for a first down. this is obviously one big reason why usf is having success offensively. against uconn, this is why the bulls have rushed for 200 look at the quarterback running downfield to spring back for the touchdown. you never really see a quarterback get down and dirty like that. that's what quentin flowers does best. 316 yards in the game. unselfish blocking is a big reason why. here, ladies and gentlemen, the play of the season. flowers 54 touchdown run to start the game. watch this. flowers down the sidelines. watch rodney adams the we are waiving his quarterback as he
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zone. this is unselfish football. flowers finishes with 175 yards rushing. the point is this offense is lethal because of how good they are blocking downfield. speaking of usf, here are my weekend picks, i went 4-1 last week. listen up. bulls, i think they cover tonight. temple needed a last-second touchdown to beat usf. i have the bills minus two and a half over miami. and finally, sorry bucs fans, but i have the outright. >> boo! >> back to you guys. well, she led a mission. now she is inspiring thousands of kids to reach for the stars. nasa legend dr. adriana ocampo is the 2016 national hispanic scientist of the year. she shared with students what it was like to tour the
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interested in a career. >> to be able to provide the mentoring figure to all those especially young girls that may be considering a career in science, in engineering, in math is just a fantastic adventure. >> adults and kids can hang out with her this weekend. she is talking about cosmic. [ inaudible ] and 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
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that's the right way to do solar. amendment 1: good for the economy. i moved on her like a [bleep]. you can do anything. grab them by the [bleep] we have to make sure that donald wins this election. no we don't. marco rubio stands by trump and failed to show up for florida. here's what i believe in. bringing people together and reaching across the aisle to get things done. protecting social security.
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because i'll be a senator who always works for you. 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
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most diversified. which helps explain why it is one of dana young's top priorities. generating over 15 billion for the regional economy, and 80 thousand local jobs. dana young is working to continue that success, by attracting high waged jobs for families who need them and fighting a bureaucracy that too often gets in the way. a return to common sense. 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 --
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ind bars. ober said losing a baseball scholarship was punishment enough. captioning sponsored by cbs >> rose: a massive attack on the internet. web sites are taken down. who did it? >> it doesn't look like the kid in the basement with a laptop. >> rose: also tonight, trump hits back at the first lady, attack on clinton. >> you can't run your own house, you certainly can't run the white house. >> we can't say that. it's too vicious. >> rose: holly williams on the front lines of the war against isis. >> reporter: one of the swat team was injured. they had on pull back, and now they're trying to pin the isis gunman downed in the building. >> rose: and steve hartman, a man on a mission to save a life

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