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happening. i thought i was being mugged, actually, because i had $500 in my hand. i was just -- i didn't know what was going on. i had no idea. >> reporter: it turned out she was being arrested for shoplifting. you can see the security guard in this video on the bench. he said she stole flea medication worth $29. >> shameful. >> reporter: karl res attorney says this was an elaborate plan by his client. in this lawsuit the security tape shows the guard, who just started that day, dump something on the floor from a box and then seconds later accuse karl of stealing that item. >> i have never seen a case that i could think about where the bad guy in this case a walmart employee is actually caught on video planting the evidence. >> reporter: we reached out to both walmart and the state attorney's office.
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the guard, who said he found the medication in karl's sleeve. walmart asked the state to prosecute and a jury found her not guilty in less than a minute. i talked to one juror on the phone who told me it seemed obvious the guard planted the evidence and he couldn't believe the state wasted time and money with this case. walmart issued this statement. >> this was an unfortunate event in a number of ways. we know how important it is to maintain a safe and secure environment for our customers and associates, and we continually evaluate and work to strengthen safety measures. that's why we invest in crime prevention methods and training in keeping our customers and
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feel like? ? >> it's hurt me a whole lot. >> reporter: meantime, karl says she suffered mentally and physically and has filed a lawsuit against the retail giant. she says she no longer feels safe shopping in stores since the incident. >> i couldn't believe it happened, and i just pray it never happens to anybody else. >> reporter: the security guard and that manager you saw in the video no longer work for walmart, but the company tells us it's not due to this incident. neither were disciplined for the case, and walmart also told me neither violated policy by physically restraining vicki karl. one other note. the woman who read the statement from walmart is a co- worker here at 10news. not a walmart employee. mike deeson, 10 investigates. >> if you have a story that you want 10 investigates to check out, email us at tips@wtsp.com. your choices for president jumping from state to state today to try and earn their
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we are counting just. just seven days and six hours until election day. that is on tuesday, november 8th. now, tonight 10news political reporter mark rivera joins us live in clearwater. >> he is at an airport hangar where vice presidential candidate mike pence is about to arrive. >> reporter: yes. reggie, he hasn't landed yet, we understand, but now there are about a thousand people here. a little over that waiting to hear him speak. folks on the ground that i talked to arci what he has to say about the latest controversy involving the fbi investigation into hillary clinton's email server. take a look at the supporters. trump supporters here, they are saying that the -- they support fbi director comey announcing his agency is investigating more emails. the thing is those emails are not necessarily sent or even received by clinton. critics are saying comey is violate ago long standing justice department tradition
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but listen to what one trump supporter has to say about the latest campaign twist. >> there has never been an election like this before. that's why i am here. >> i pray that it is the end, but there are a lot of people in america who don't seem to get it, don't understand. they are ill informed. so i am worried. i am very worried. i say a lot of prayers. >> reporter: now, the big question tonight is what will pence say once he gets here in clearwater, hay over these statements from the fbi that have been vague and don't really have much actual confirmed information to them. so we're gonna see what mike pence has to say. we are gonna bring you that coming up at 11. in clearwater, mark rivera, 10news wtsp. >> all right. thank you. donald trump himself is in grand rapids where he's leaving hillary clinton issue into his -- weaving hillary clinton's issue into his campaign.
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on a laptop that clinton's top aide shared with her estranged husband. you remember anthony weiner. well, the bureau is trying to figure out their relevance. so it's ongoing. the investigation is to clinton's private email server. >> hillary clinton's corruption is a threat to democracy. >> imagine him plunging us into a war because somebody got under his very >> clinton rallied supporters in battleground ohio calling her republican rival reckless. the clinton campaign updated an ad, a 1964 campaign about the danger of nuclear weapons to reinforce the theme that trump is dangerous. the clintons will stop by the bay area tomorrow at two separate events. hilary in dade city and bill clinton in st. petersburg.
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them. $10,000 up for grabs right now for information that will solve a deadly hit-and-run. that driver investigators say slammed into a polk county deputy and the woman he was helping after she crashed her car. now, take a look. all of this took place in the median of state road 60 near tiger lake road early saturday morning. deputy sheriff adam pennell will undergo surgery for broken bones while 33 enchautegui-otero died. jessica's death is the latest for a family already grieving. >> she is the second one. my son died the 2nd of this month. and now my daughter. >> her father just lost his son to a heart attack, and in 2000 he lost another son in a car accident. well, tonight some of you are asking us on facebook if polk deputies had cameras on
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the driver. 10 investigates first told you they are the only local sheriff's office that flat out rejects using dash-mounted cameras. >> we can't reasonably afford cameras, number one, and number two, that somebody seems to ignore, and this is very important to me, is privacy rights. >> sheriff grady judd admits cameras might have been helpful in this case, but for those reasons he listed they aren't coming anytime soon. even without video footage, the department hopes they will be able to catch the driver quickly. >> certainly wish him the best. quick. think of a profession that you consider most trustworthy. firefighters might be at the top of the list. >> now though supporters of amendment 1, which has been criticized as being deceptively written, is using firefighters in their latest commercial.
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firefighters support amendment 1. >> new tonight 10news reporter eric glasser takes a closer look at the solar panel safety concerns raised by the ad. >> in my job i see a lot of fires that could have been stopped before they started. >> reporter: the latest ad in favor of amendment 1 features a firefighter in full gear urging people to vote yes. >> for the health, safety, and welfare of florida's consumers and first. >> reporter: hillsborough county fire rescue position and describes florida professional firefighters as a non-profit lobbying association. >> as far as firefighters do, what does that have to do with charging people for solar power. >> reporter: we asked other fire departments if they thought that the solar panels posed a fire hazard. polk county, clearwater, the city of tampa and st. petersburg said they take no position. polk officials say they couldn't remember a fire related to solar panels in the
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tampa said it couldn't recall one in a decade leaving some we spoke with to speculate. >> they are trying to use the trust factor of the firefighters. >> reporter: a recent report found solar panels properly installed don't start fires, but improperly installed, as the ad suggests, can be dangerous. >> the power company is eliminated. who is responsible? the firefighters themselves or the homeowner, and, you know, that's where if it's not installed properly, the firefighters are pug themselves at risk and in danger. >> reporter: adding firefighters to the amendment 1 debate could be an february it february -- effective way to restore credibility. a topic local fire departments seem reluctant to touch with a 10-foot fire pole. eric glasser, 10news wtsp. >> now, we reached out to the florida professional firefighters group to ask whether they have received any compensation for their endorsement of amendment 1. we
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back. now, we do know amendment 1 can be confusing, and 10news took the time to explain what a yes and no vote means. you can find that at our free 10news app. sales of gun and ammo are on the rise. >> but does the presidential election have anything to do with it? >> the anniversary sale ad has triggered a round of heated comments fired off on social media thanks to and above-average temperatures have ruled the area for the last few weeks. there is cooler air in canada of all places.
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amendment 1 protects consumers from scams, promotes safe solar, and is endorsed by florida's firefighters. so, why are out-of-state billionaires attacking it? 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
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how about this? a man opens his sunday paper and finds an ad that he finds so controversial he posted it straight to social media. you can see it's from a gun store and it says last sale before election. 10news sarasota newsroom reporter isabel mascarenas takes a closer look why those four words got people fired up on social media. >> reporter: an anniversary sale isn't unusual. the shoot straight gun store in sarasota is having one for their 37th year in business. but four words in sunday ad have triggered a firestorm of comments. the anniversary ad says last sale before election. what does it mean to you? >> it's a simple comment. if trump gets in, the second amendment is safe. she's gonna try to take it away. it won't work. >> it's tasteless. i don't think it's tasteless.
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strategy. they are free to do that. >> reporter: the ad has started shootout about the second amendment on a closed facebook group called sarasota county citizens. some members use sickening, speechless, and disgusting to describe the ad. one member says people are concerned and afraid about this election. >> advertising is subjective. >> reporter: dave edinger, a publisher, says the ad's meaning is up to one's interpretation. >> it is technically their last sale before the election next tuesday. ep straight's owner what he meant by last sale before election. all he'd say off camera is he approved the ad. >> well, i think they are trying to scare people into spending their money and checking their guns before the -- getting their guns before the election. >> i am going in to buy a couple guns right now. >> it's advertising. we should take it with a grain of salt. >> reporter: instead of using an ad to sway your position on gun laws. in sarasota, isabel mascarenas, 10news wtsp.
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protecting your family. it's time for 10weather. >> weekend was great. >> oh yeah. i know it's not scary. >> what? >> tonight's weather. >> that's pretty good. >> that's right. >> i worked hard. [ laughter ] >> yeah, you know, we don't -- we have seen rain a couple times. >> right. >> last several years. we have not seen much and we are not gonna get any today. that's the good news. last year, the year before, it was warm. this year is warm. that's the only issue have. there is stormtracker 10 scanning the skies. completely dry. it's almost completely cloud free. rain is not an issue. look at the state. most of the state is that way, too. showers out over the keys, the central keys now, and they will be falling apart. warmth. here we go. 85 degrees in tampa and carrollwood. 84 land o'lakes. bradenton, sarasota both at 85 degrees right now. these numbers are cooling. sun is setting out there.
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around, let's say 7:30, 9:00. 7:30, 8:00 close to 79, 80 degrees. there you go. there is a doughnut and a nerd. that's michelle in lake placid. thanks for sending in that picture. there is a little bit of a haunted house area. there is michelangelo and mal from the decendants. now, those are kind of warm outfits for the lo along as they get thirsty out there. the forecast for halloween. no tricks out there. it's all a treat for us. 82 at 6:00 right about now, and that's one of the cooler numbers. generally in the 80s until 8:30 or so. it's going to be nice and dry out there. on the warm side. still a nice breeze though and that's out of the east- northeast around 5, 10 miles per hour. the blue numbers are the gusts this past hour.
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frostproof, 18 in venice. bus stop tomorrow morning getting the kids up after trick- or-treating, wanting candy, good luck with that. a patch of fog. sun setting over downtown tampa. look at that. man, we love where we live. that is awesome. here we go. sunshine for tomorrow. another very quiet forecast. it's been like this for weeks, guys. so it's very it will stay rain free out there, keep sprinklers going. there is a small rain chance. it's not going to get here until friday. between now and friday mostly sunny skies, mid-80s for highs, which is above average, and then going back to the upper 60s for lows, but we talked about that cooler air. it's coming in. our director is from canada. [ laughter ] yeah. so there it is. it's diving south and east. it will be friday. it will come through with a
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we are lucky. 20 to 30% chance. the core is to the north and east. not back out here. so what that means is generally that's going to last a couple of days and then push offshore. we will warm back up. if it was further to the west, it would last longer. 70s for highs this weekend. lows in the 50s. yes, it will feel fantastic, and that rain chance, which we need on friday, is still very, very slim. it's been almost one month into florida, but hernando county is still feeling the impacts. a parade bass suppose -- was supposed to be december 3. bayport pier was damaged during the hurricane and the parade committee does not want to risk anyone's safety. the river christmas parade will be back next year. coming up, halloween, dogs,
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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 and fighting a bureaucracy that too often gets in the way. dana young for the florida senate.
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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. who we'll entrust our country and their future to. will it be the one respected around the world, or the one who 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? or a loose cannon? commonense 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? our children are looking to us. what example will we set? what kind of country will we be?
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now live from the suncoast hyundai dealer sports desk it's time for 10sports. >> i know ghosts can be infantile, but there is no doubt raymond james stadium has been a haunted house for the bucs so far this season,
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ghosts of buccaneer past. here is how frightening it's actually been. here was week 3. bucs up 10 against the rams. there is former buc mark barron with a pick of jameis winston. rams scored on the ensuing drive. two weeks later more devilish deeds by ex-bucs. two interceptions in his terrifying return to tampa bay as the broncos beat the bucs. then yesterday "hocus pocus" from the raiders. and it's not just ghosts killing the bucs this season. it's injuries. meaning this logo means a little bit after makeover. yeah. that's more like it. hey, even jason isn't as spine- chilling as what i'm about to show you. this is just a startling snippet of how banged up the bucs have been this season. doug martin hasn't played in weeks. charles and jacks out. the defensive line has been
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bucs falling one by one. hopefully, the bucs wake up from the nightmare soon. until then, guys, i am going to enjoy the snickers. >> you got to love it. tonight of course is halloween night. but some dogs and their owners couldn't get through the weekend without trying on their spooky costumes. check it out. here they are. the sixth annual boxer boogie. is that a lion? >> oh, i love it. >> this you can see these pooches went all out on the costumes. the contest does double as a fundraiser for a dog rescue program. the biggest fundraiser of the year to benefit alamo boxer rescue, which is a chapter of the austin boxer rescue. >> this takes a lot of money because of all of the medications, the surgeries, so forth and so on, that goes into
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>> great way to raise money. these dogs stole the show. of course, there were hillary clinton and donald trumps in the crowd making an appearance. all right. that's it for "10news at 6." we will see you back here tonight at 11. >> breaking news 24/7 live raid, wtsp.com always here, always on. don't forget am can take 10news with you. download the 10news app. until then have a good night and i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh.
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't remember!? 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. port tampa bay has now become florida's largest and most
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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. dana young for the florida senate. a return to common sense. e att rape and sexual assault are on the rise., ober is not just ineffective, he declined to prosecute a man who forced a girl into sexual slavery, even blad the ctim. ober: she was with him voluntarily. our community deserves new leadership. andrew warren, an experienced prosecutor,
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: mail call at the f.b.i. eight days before the election, agents begin searching hundreds of thousands of e-mails. >> that's the mother load. >> i think most people have decidea they think about all of this. >> pelley: also tonight, our special series "closing arguments." we'll hear from voters in the battleground state of pennsylvania. >> a working-class man is going to be in distinction. >> pelley: armen keteyian of "60 minutes sports" finds the baylor sex abuse scandal is bigger than we knew. and the making of the presidents. >> i worked on roosevelt and

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