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6-year-old attacked in store bathroom, 6 more kids have come forward saying they are also victims. crumbled buildings and history destroyed. devastating images of the earthquake aftermath. commercials, candidates visits, and debates. it's an election overload!! but today people are keeping it civil. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm allison kropff. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist kate wentzel. this morning, m-
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tampa is back open after a deadly car crash. at least four people were killed. this happened around 9:45 wednesday night. this was the scene near coconut palm drive east of the tampa bypass canal. the road was closed for several hours. a getting more information and we'll keep you updated right here on 10 news. it's a story that makes your stomach turn. a 16 year old accused of molesting a 6-year old boy in a department store bathroom. as if that's not bad enough, today - it gets worse! the most recent victim says the teen touched him in the tarpon springs tj maxx bathroom. now, police tell 10news that 2 kids in hillsborough and 4 in pasco claim they're victims of the same accused
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one victim's mom tells reporter kendra conlon, she's outraged the potential predator wasn't stopped sooner. it's a story you'll see only on 10 news. the mother of the 6 year old boy... who police say was fondled here in the tjmaxx bathroom... is in shock. her son's accused attacker... 16 year old daniel mcnulty - who we're now naming because he's charged as adult - may have done something similar to 6 other kids. prosecutors have now decided - the 16 year old who we're told has some form of autism... will face the felony molestation charge - in adult court. mcnulty's aunt and guardian patricia short says it's not right. but did evidence of
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year old says mcnulty tried to take a picture of his private parts with an ipad. police tell me mcnulty's guardian claimed the ipad had been dropped and damaged so she threw it out. because investigators couldn't prove the damaged tablet was still on the property or in the .. couldn't get a search warrant - to try to recover pictures of any possible victims. the teen's now facing very adult consequences - possibly prison time. kendra conlon, 10news wtsp. today, the 16 year old remains in juvenile jail - until he faces a judge in adult court november 7th. police are working the other reported cases with hillsborough and pasco investigators and ask any other victims to come
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two strong earthquakes rocked parts of central italy. take a look as this old churches in crumbles. the tremors happened just two hours apart. the second one a magnitude 6- point-1 was even stronger than the first. there are early reports of people being hurt, but it's too early and too dark, to know just how bad it is. both struck near a town called "visso." it's about 50 miles north of where a deadly earthquake hit in august. the quake could be felt as far away as rome, which is more than 90 miles to the south. it's not yet confirmed if these are new quakes-- or aftershocks from a devastating 6- point-2 magnitude earthquake back in august. nearly 300 people were killed-- and a "hilltop village" was destroyed. hillary clinton knows florida is a must-win state. while campaigning in tampa, she made a big promise that could have a lasting impact for not only our area, but the entire state.
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people fired up on both sides of the rail debate. on wednesday, donald trump started the day celebrating the ribbon-cutting on his brand new luxury hotel in washington d-c. after that, he made two campaign stops in the battleground state of north carolina. this time -- he focused on what he called "a new deal for black america ". crews spent the day repairing trump's star on the hollywood walk of fame. it was vandalized wednesday morning by someone disguised as a construction worker. this year's election is no doubt stirring up debate. you may have seen some of the comments people are posting on social media. but are clinton and trump supporters more polite when discussing politics in person? we sent 10news reporter beau zimmer to a local
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martin luther king jr. street st. petersburg steve bueker excited about election there's plenty of conversation inside the barber shop. 4:24 welcome to tim's and with less than a week until election day. the topic of america's next president is bound to come up. 6:23 i've got two options. i can vote for clinton. i can vote not clinton. and i'm voting not clinton. 22:19 like if somebody knows your neighbor is a trump fan. you're probably like they're crazy. while customers clearly take sides. the talk here is slightly more civil. than what you migh that you'll see in the feed. you'll still see that here too. and we're like. ahhh let's change the subject. 24:40 you've got so many people just going off. spewing their worst oppinions. on why your oppinion is wrong basically. steve bueker is scanning through facebook comments on today's clinton rally in tampa. "maybe she'll eat a poisoned cake" "largest group of mentally handicapped i've seen in a long time" "i thought red tide was bad. the smell
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behind the keyboard. you're not standin in a room full of people who are holding you accountable for what you're saying. there's plenty of trump bashing too.. "get back on your plane and fall out the sky" "they're basically asking me to help put the devil in the white house." 24:35 most people in this election aren't voting for their guy to win. they're voting for the other guy to lose. whatever you're side. 2016. will likely be remembered for its emotion, anger. and polarizing the nation. the question now. what will people talk about. after november 8th? in st. petersburg, beau zimmer, 10news wtsp. and still battling for your vote, the candidates for u-s senate faced off wednesday night for the final time before election day and it got ugly. patrick murphy also took every
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marco rubio to donald trump. right now, rubio leads murphy in the polls. the verdict is in! the jury finds rapper kevin gates guilty of battery-- and he'll have to spend the next 180- days in jail! gates kicked a fan during a concert at rumors nightclub in lakeland last year. the girl grabbing his shorts twice. gates' attorney argued: gates was defending himself. now to an alarming new survey about a highway many of you drive everyday. "i-4" is ranked as the most dangerous interstate in the country. the interstate is "132-miles-long"-- and runs between tampa and daytona beach. data compiled by the driving safety app "everdrive" shows i-4 had the most deadly crashes per mile between 2010 and 2015. researchers say-- the problem is
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their cellphones. a new recall -- this one involving more than 100- thousand subarus! the problem -- the turbocharger air pump can run continuously-- overheat and cause fires. the recall covers some 2007 to 2009 legacy and outback vehicles. also-- some 2008 to 2014 imprezas and certain 2009 to 2013 foresters. there have been 2 fires, but no one's been hurt. fast food used to be just burgers and fries. not any more. now testing these: venison sandwiches. and they're not alone. other chains are also coming up with crazy culinary creations. 10 news reporter jonathan petramala gives you a taste of this craze. oh deer! arby's just announced they'll be offering these venison sandwiches in six states this fall, but not florida. although here testing people's
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every chain it's known as fast food fusion. and nobody is known for it more than burger king. they've had some whoppers like the cheetos mac and cheese and now these. but ruffling some feathers can get attention and when someone else is buying, it's easier for trying. change can be tough to swollow...that's why when chains think outside the bun, it's usually for just a limited time. in st petersburg, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp the new sandwich will be offered for a limited time at 17 arby's restaurants across the country. the company says the locations were chosen in heavy deer hunting areas in wisconsin, minnesota, michigan,
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tennessee and georgia. we have a lot to get to coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning.. ian is in the newsroom with what we are working on this morning. two people are facing charges this morning after trying to carry guns into a walt disney world theme park. how people were able to stop them before they went into the park. probably not what you want to see on your surveillance camera. the big creature one family spotted their neighborhood. we are working on all those stories, plus kate has your halloween weekend forecast and hilary is checking on your roads. that's all coming up in 20 minutes. coming up, rambo to the rescue! how this man diffused a dangerous situation on a train packed with passengers! but first, you expect convicted criminals to stay behind bars, but sometimes, the punishment just doesn't fit the crime. 10 investigates.
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bobby weather you expect convicted criminals to stay behind bars, but sometimes, the punishment just doesn't fit the crime. 10 investigates exposed one such
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state changed the law to ensure future fairness. but the man we profiled still sits in jail. 10 investigates noah pransky spoke with his family who wonder when he'll ever be coming home. for every criminal whose sentence may not be harsh enough... there's someone like erik weyant; a felon serving a sentence so severe... you have to wonder who ever writes the laws. "two seconds of his life....took 20 years away from him..." "...from all of us." erik's mother, linda, wonders every day how a quick dispute outside a lakeland bar translated into a mandatory 20- year-sentence without parole. "he hurt no one. other than himself." once a jury found erik guilty in 2007 of firing his gun as he left a late-night altercation - even though there was no intent to kill anyone - a judge had no choice but to sentence the 23- year-old small- business owner to two decades behind bars...with no chance for parole. and even though the legislature has since removed aggravated assault from its tough-on- crime '10-20-life' law.....
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retroactive. so erik will sit in jail for 11 more years...until he's 43....unless the governor and cabinet decide to commute his sentence. "it's precisely the kind of case that we would review, investigate, do our own homework, get a more full picture of it, and if it merits it, move it to the top of the list to be considered by the clemency board." florida's agricultural commissioner, adam putnam, was among the cabinet members 10investigates brought up to speed on erik's now 9- year-old sentance. we also took it to offices of the governor, cfo, and attorney general. because the law in 2007 didn't give judges any discretion to issue appropriate sentences. and now they do. "really all we're asking for is to review the case. greg newburn is with the nonprofit, "families against mandatory minimums." "i think erik's paid more than enough 9 years in prison for a crime where nobody was injured, uh, i think he's paid his debt." but first, the governor or a cabinet member would have to nominate erik's case for review. working in his
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citizen in jail; - nobody was hurt in the incident; - and, the legislature, governor, nra, and florida sheriff's association all agreed last year that the state's "10-20-life" mandatory minimum law was not intended to include cases like erik's. "no one should be judged by the worst mistake they've ever made." meanwhile, back at home... after nine years of celebrating erik's prison milestones.... mom linda is anxious to go back to celebrating more traditional worrying about the more traditional concerns: "well, if he can find someone that he really loves and start a new family before i'm too old. i'm already there. "
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portland, oregon! an unlikely hero emerges in an eye- catching outfit after tackling a gunman inside a crowded train. the indigenous way. that's how this man in a nativ american headdress, who calls himself rambo richardson -- says he overpowered a teenager with a gun. the teenager had just shot at someone he was mad at. richardson took the teen's gun away and held him down until police arrived. thankfully, no one was hurt. coming up, one last flight for the world's scariest landing. why this huge plane will no longer fly over the beach. coming up tonight on 10 news and c-b-s. starting at 8:00, the big bang theory, followed by the series premiere of
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our children, they look up to us. what we value, how we treat others. and now they're looking to see what kind of leaders we choose. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who frightens our allies and emboldens our enemies? the one with the deep understanding of the challenges we face, or the one who is unprepared for them? a steady hand? or a loose cannon? common sense and unity, or drama and division?
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our children are looking to us. what example will we set? what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton, because we're stronger together.
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-called world's "scariest" landing is coming to an end. k-l-m royal dutch airlines says it will no longer fly boeing 7-4-7's in and maarten's airport. everyday, hundreds of people pack the beach and take pictures as the plane flies just feet over their heads. the last flight is scheduled to land on october 28th. k-l-m says it will use the more fuel- efficient "airbus a330" instead. the smaller plane will also allow k-l-m to fly direct between amsterdam and st marteen. coming up on 10 news this morning, an investigation is underway this morning to figure out what caused a deadly crash in hillsborough county wednesday night. we have a crew
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5:00. plus, new information about the deadly boat crash that killed marlins pitcher jose fernandez and two of his friends. and the battle over the new location for the rays stadium continues. now the city of oldsmar wants the rays. we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three minutes. look at this steak, just sitting there, taunting you. what's worse? it's not alone. it comes with this, this, or this too. are you gonna do something about it? if not? good luck sleeping tonight. you can't fake steak. longhorn steakhouse. tonight's special: great steak pairings. a center cut sirloin with a choice of bacon-wrapped shrimp,
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like hearing the sound of your own voice.e. amendment 1 protects consumers from scams, promotes safe solar, and is endorsed by florida's firefighters. because amendment 1 stops their subsidies. amendment 1 ensures that if you don't choose solar, you don't have to pay for those who do. amendment 1 blocks special subsidies for special interests. 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
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proud and strong, in a nation where they're valued and respected. donald trump's america is not the country i fought for. so, i'm voting for hillary clinton. hillary clinton:
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and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. we're going to start with a terrible story out of hillsborough county. right now investigators are trying to figure out what caused several cars to crash, killing at least four people.

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