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it was a push to pull a semi truck back from the edge pull a semi truck back from the edge of a largo canal.. and keep fuel from spilling into the water. a man accused of driving some 90 miles an hour ...causing several crashes before calmly running away...his image - though was caught on camera. people scrambling to get to safety as a second earthquake rocks italy in just a matter of months. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist ashley batey. a challenging
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overnight. trying to remove a semi- truck dangling after crashing into a canal. it happened in largo at the intersection of indian rocks road and adrian avenue. 10 news reporter beau zimmer has the latest. largo police suspect alcohol may have been a factor saying the driver did show signs of impairment. while emergency
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scene. a second driver sped through the closed intersection. that driver was later arrested for d.u.i. meanwhile the search also continues in pinellas county. that's after florida highway patrol says a man ran away after causing a huge crash near roosevelt boulevard and u-s 19. a trooper was trying to stop him for going 90 in a 55 mile-an-hour speed zone. that's when the driver lost control and hit one car, setting off a chain- reaction crash with two more cars. this is the honda civic the suspect was drg. you can see the entire front end is completely smashed in, but he was able to run away. take a good look. this is the guy troopers and police are looking for in the white tank top. they say he ran through the parking lot of the carmax off roosevelt, and then into a nearby motel-- where he was caught in this surveillance video. deputies used helicopters and k- 9s to search but they couldn't find him. if you know or saw anything, get in touch with the florida highway patrol or crime
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in polk county-- deputies are looking for a man who drove away after hitting a deputy and a woman on the side of the road. the deputy is in the hospital--and will have surgery later this week. the 33-year-old woman was killed. it happened early saturday morning in the median of state road sixty in lake wales. deputy adam pennell was helping the woman after she crashed her car. investigators say as they were standing there-- another driver slammed into them, and then drove away. much to go on. they're hoping someone saw the crash and will help them find the hit- and-run driver. if you know anything-- call the polk county sheriff's office. right now a three-year-old is recovering from a serious accident at home. parents, you need to hear this one. the pasco sheriff's office says it happened at a home in the "hudson estates neighborhood." a television fell on top of the child. the three-year- old was taken by helicopter to bayfront medical center in saint pete. injuries from falling t-vs are
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think. and in many cases they can be deadly. in 20-10, there were 20-thousand emergency room visits for injuries related to falling t-v's. that's according to the consumer product safety commission. there are three things you can do to prevent falling t-v injuries. one-- keep toys or anything a child might try to grab away from the top of the t-v. two-- move your t-v away from the edge of a stand or the furniture it's on. three-- anchor your t-v to the ground or a wall. 2016 is sure to go down as one of th elections in us history.. and its not just the presidential campaign. on sunday there were fireworks between campaign supporters for two different circuit judges in hillsborough county. who started arguing in the parking lot of an early voting location at the jan platt library in tampa. things got so heated. tampa police even showed up to make sure things didn't escalate. no one was charged with any crime, but witnesses say the whole situation definitely got out of hand. the two candidates themselves showed
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was at fault. circuit judge elections are supposed to be non-partisan. and witnesses say what happened is highly unusual. early voting has only been going on in florida for a week... and already, two women in south florida are accused of violating elections laws. in one case...a temporary election worker is accused of "filling-in" ballots that were originally left black...then scanning them into the system. in those cases...the race in question was for miami mayor. another woman working on behalf of the medical marijuana been accused of filling out voter registration forms for people without their consent. both women face third-degree felony charges. with eight days until the election, the fbi is moving forward with its investigation of a laptop used by hillary clinton's top aide. the f-b-i is reading through thousands of emails found on a laptop shared by huma abedin, and her estranged husband anthony weiner. abedin says she didn't know her emails were on that computer. the effort to find out if the emails have anything to do
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clinton's private server could stretch past election day. hillary and bill clinton will both be in the bay area tuesday for campaign events. donald trump is calling the email investigation the biggest political scandal since watergate. during a stop in colorado, trump also spoke about vice president joe biden possibly becoming secretary of state. he claims biden is exhausted and already turned the job down. trump urged his supporters to vote, but said he's skeptical about the election system. aother massive hq central italy. looking at this damage-- it's amazing that so far there are no reports of any deaths. that's because thousands of people still haven't returned to their homes since another huge quake back in august. that one killed more than 300 people and flattened entire villages. the epicenter of sunday morning's earthquake was near norcia -- about 100 miles northeast of rome. the 6-point-6 quake was the the strongest to hit the area in decades. you can hear the
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more video from inside a church shows a chandelier swinging-- while people continue with mass. outside another church-- nuns go running into the street while firefighters rush to help. dozens of people were hurt, and six were pulled alive from the rubble of a building. st. peol trying to figure out why a man broke into the florida holocaust museum. they say nothing was stolen or broken, but 23- year-old christopher venegas was inside for several minutes. police got a look at surveillance video that shows him kicking and breaking an electronic security panel before he went inside the building. the florida holocaust museum says security measures kept venegas from getting past a delivery area. venegas was arrested and released on bond. new this morning-- a family friend of jose fernandez tells 10news-- the
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never have made headlines! the miami-dade county medical examiner announced on saturday, fernandez had cocaine and alcohol in his system when he and two friends were killed in a boat crash. ralph fernandez-- a close family friend, but not a relative of jose fernandez-- is calling the release of that information "unlawful." he says the criminal investigation into the boat crash is far from over: investigators
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to someone else driving the boat, not jose fernandez. major league baseball players have been tested for performance- enhancing drugs since 2004, but they're not randomly tested for drugs like cocaine. this is getting a lot of talk on facebook this morning. someone in the stands during wisconsin's football game saturday had on this offensive costume. the fan is dressed in a black- and-white stripped jumpsuit, with an obama mask, and a noose around its neck. the girl who posted this picture on twitter wrote "this is was this allowed into the stadium? university of wisconsin asked them to remove the offensive parts of the costume-- but they left the game altogether. the university of wisconsin called the costume "repugnant"-- but said the person wearing it was exercising their right to free speech.
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lot of you don't like that response. erin writes "pretending someone is being lynched is not free speech it's just plain out racist. whether you like president obama or not he is still the current president which deserves respect." and elizabeth says "that is not free speech. that is hate speech which is not protected under the united states constitution." join the conversation-- and leave your comments on our 10news wtsp facebook page. it's been almost a month since hurricane matthew slammed florida but hernando county is still this year's weeki wachee river chistmas boat parade is cancelled. it was supposed to be on december third. but one of the main viewing areas, bayport pier, was damaged during the hurricane. and the parade committee does not want to risk anyone's safety before the pier can be repaired. the river christmas parade will be back next year. beautiful weather on the boardwalk here in historic john's pass village on madiera beach. lot's of fresh gulf seafood, live music and much more....sunday was the final day of the john's pass seafood
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coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning.. allison kropff is in the newsroom with what we are working on this morning. an investigations is underway this morning into a crazy accident after a nascar race. nearly two dozen people are hurt this morning after one person hit them at the martinsville speedway in virginia. plus, one wisconsin town is celebrating this morning for breaking a spooky record! we are working on all those stories, plus ashley has your halloween forecast, plus hilary is checking on your roads. that's all coming up in 20 minutes! still ahead -- no candidate is safe from satire! partiers go all out putting a political spin on this year's fantasy fest in key west. but first-- what's in store for some not-so-lucky winners who are about to spend halloween night inside the real
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you in the halloween spirit this morning: two fearless souls will come face-to-fang with the legend of dracula. the winners of a contest will spend
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halloween night inside the vampire's famous transylvania castle. teri okita went to romania to find out what tricks and treats are in store for them. this misty mountain-top manor perched high above transylvania was reserved for royalty until now. for the first time in its 640-year history, bran castle open its medieval wooden doors to two overnight guests from the public. natsd creaking door opening to dining table the sp f the 1897 bram stoker classic, "dracula". natsd squeaky floors it holds a labyrinth of candle-lit corridors and secret passageways for the guests to experience. "they will arrive in transylvania by horse-driven carriage. at night, when they will be going to sleep, with only the sounds of wolves howling outside the castle." airbnb received more than 80-thousand entries for its contest . from people longing to spend halloween night in the vampire's lair. "to regain his strength from all
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dracula needs rest inside his coffin - which is where the winners will sleep, if they can." natsd movie despite his reign of terror, the blood-thirsty, shape-shifting dracula remains the most popular horror figure of all time. bram stoker's great grand- nephew says he knows why. the story revolves around superstitions, mythologies, and immortality. it's always been in people's consciousness: what happens after you die? guear warned not to bring garlic, crosses, or silver which could scare off the vampire. they'll find out soon enough . if count dracula lives on. teri okita, cbs news, transylvania. contestants wrote in from all around the world, in 10 different languages. the winning entry came from canada. check this out-- the annual "fantasy fest" down in key west had a political theme. this year's parade was all about "political
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there were floats with huge satirical versions of hillary clinton and donald trump. a "weekend at bernie's" float featured a dancing bernie sanders. today is halloween and these numbers show just how much americans love celebrating the holiday! listen to this: the national retail federation says we spend almost eight-and-a- half billion dollars a year on halloween! that's almost 83 dollars a person. more than three-billion of that is on costumes. and two-and-a- half billion is spent on candy. police in portland had to make a very unusual arrest. coming up... why they had to take this tree out of the streets. coming up tonight on 10 news and c-b-s. starting at 8:00, kevin can wait, followed by man with a plan at 8:30. at 9:00, 2 broke girls. at 9:30, the odd couple. at 10;00, scorpion. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guest ruth wilson. don't forget, you can always take 10
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a man - dressed in tree branches..was arrested in portland, maine for blocking traffic. he was slowly walking back and forth crossing the streets...upsetting drivers. the 30-year-old man says he was doing it to see how people would react. he wanted to see how he could impact "people's natural choreography." he got lots of attention on social media...with people sharing photos and videos of his performance. coming up on 10 news this morning... it is halloween -- and some people have worn some offensive costumes this year. we're taking a
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with eight days until the election, the fbi is moving forward with its investigation of a laptop used by hillary clinton's top aide. and a truck driver was pulled out of the water after his semi crashed into a canal. we'll be back with another look at your weather and traffic, in three
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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.
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frhtens r 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? comm sense and unity, or drama and division?? a woman who's spent her life helping children and families, or a man who's spent his life helping himself? what example will we set? what kind of country will we be? hillary clinton, because we're stronger together.
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news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. halloween is supposed to be a time for costumes, parties and fun. but every year, we see stories of people who take dressing up too far. 10news reporter emerald morrow is live in pinellas park. emerald, there are just some costumes that are never okay. yeah, just a little awareness can go a long way when it comes to getting dressed up for what is really

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