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10 news at 11:00 starts right now. from bluebloods to the real streets of new york city. law enforcement in the line of fire. it's what's shaping up to be a deadly year for officers. a waste of your money? thousands of your taxpayer dollars spent to study revelation and soon nothing. one in 10 nurses addicted to drugs and they might be high on those drugs when treating you and your loved ones. >> that shocking new statistic is according to the american nurses association. >> one nurse said she knows that too well and admitted to working while high. >> she wants her story told to hope it will help others but wants to remain anonymous. we bring you her story.
do you remember the first time you reached into the cabinet and cross the line? >> absolutely. i remember it like yesterday. >> reporter: she's a wife, mother of three and a longtime labor and delivery nurse. >> i love taking care of patients. >> reporter: she stole drugs from the hospital where she worked to fehe like so many addiction stories are starts after a surgery. she realized the prescribed drugs made her lifelong battle with anxiety easier to handle. she took advantage of a common hospital practice called wasting where dr. orders a drug , 4 milliliters but maybe occasionally needs 2 milliliters so the nurse is responsible to get rid of the leftover medication. >> you forget and go home and empty your pocket at the end of the night and still have the medication. >> reporter: she visibly remembers the first time she got home and realized she had drugs in her pocket.
that that was the hardest journey of my life. >> reporter: but soon she built up a tolerance in the waste wasn't enough. she moved to die lauded a powerful opiate, so powerful to use when putting bones back into place. >> at this point i'm just stealing drugs. >> reporter: what are you thinking at that point? >> hopeless. >> reporter: as a nurse it was easy to find their next fix. >> the things that people don't understand is as a nurse it's to steal them from the cabinet? no one ever saw you? >> you have a login and your fingerprint and i would just go in and take it out under a different patient's name. >> reporter: she got away for it for a month. were there times when you are working with patients when you were high? >> absolutely. tons of guilt and tons of regret during that time. >> reporter: did you feel people's lives were in danger?
>> reporter: not something she wants to talk about but her bosses did. >> i was escorted into a board room and confronted that i had taken over 100 vials of the lauded. it was a cry for help. >> reporter: she's been clean since 2012 and spent three years hurting her nursing license back. she's working in an area hospital and hoping sharing her story helps others because her story is more common than you think. one of the higher-ups said she's grateful this nurse is speaking out. >> i think she's a hero. telling that story. >> reporter: she should you have a job again after what you went through? >> yes. i think people make mistakes and bad judgment calls and if you work hard and do what you are supposed to do and take suggestions of other people in recovery, that yes you should have your dream job back. >> something else we uncovered. nurses who graduated in the top
at a higher risk to develop substance abuse problems. two states and four officer shot. one officer killed in all of that in a matter of hours this afternoon. new york sergeant was murdered at point-blank range shot in the head and chest when he and a sergeant caught up with a robbery suspect in the bronx. the suspect shot both of them. despite the injuries the officer shot bat-killing the out of missouri two officers shot in the face with shotgun pellets after responding to a disturbance call. the suspect when inside after the shooting, smoked a cigarette and waited to be arrested. both officers are expected to be okay. and disturbing numbers including the officer killed today 53 members of law enforcement have been gone down
that's a 60% increase over this time last year. and eye-opening and honest discussion about the reality of human trafficking in tampa bay and dozens of people spent the night, friday night, listening to stories of human sex trafficking from those leading the fight to stop it. courtney robinson shares with you the signs and what you can do to end human trafficking.>> reporter: you see it right here on this sign. and human trafficking. lord is third in the country when it comes to the trafficking of women and children. charlotte watson speaks nationally to abolish modern day sex slavery. how does this happen without us knowing? >> this happens because it's right in front of us and we don't want to see it. we are not conditioned to think about it and don't know what to do about it. it happens because we don't look. >> reporter: what sign should be looked for two report? >> when you see something that doesn't look right like an
talk with a teenage girl and befriend her or offer to help her out, the key element is to involve men in the effort. it's a new day now. it used to be we could laugh at jokes about women or think about prostitution as a normal rite of passage for men but when you're out on the golf course and men say two other men i've heard about this and we better change this and we have a role in stopping this, men can help stop against women and children. >> reporter: there's an organization here in tampa bay called purging freedom and they are working to build a community for young girls rescued from human trafficking. they plan to open at the end of the 2017 with 12 girls. we have more information on this as well as the efforts to end human trafficking.
drugs you probably never even heard of and it's arrived in florida. it's a synthetic drug and an opioid like heroin and hundreds of times more powerful. it's typically used to sedate large animals. just a small amount can knock out an 800 pound elephant and now drug dealers are mixing it with heroin leading to overdoses. down in broward county the drug is suspected of killing 53 people in just the past six months. looking to set sail on a cruise out of tampa? it will be on a mega ship anytime soon if ever. that's because $150,000 for an fdot study to bring options of bigger ships in the port that are limited by the skyway bridge. two years later we uncover why nothing has been done with those recommendations. >> reporter: in order for the
tampa bay fdot recommended a new tampa bridge raising the existing one or building a new cruise facility and the other side of the bridge but so far leaders have opted with number 4, doing nothing after looking at the cost and inconvenience to drivers. tom wants the local convenience of the mega ships kept out of the bay right now because of the skyway bridge. >> for tampa to be a top 10 market they needed to come down. >> reporter: the study finds a new skyway would cost $2 billion and take four years to build. to raise the bridge a $1.5 billion price tag and up to two years. >> you are inconveniencing a lot of people for a long time. >> reporter: what take so long to decide? the past the study to the board two years ago and they say it's up to area leaders so we went to tampa mayor bob buckhorn.
the study. >> reporter: maple leaves cruising along with smaller ships outweigh the cost. >> we won't be a market for super cruise ships and there's plenty of opportunities for midsize ships. >> reporter: carnival just announced a new ship name miracle that will call the port home year-round starting in 2018 although the this year the number of passengers say 2% from last year and there's concern cruise lines will grow with bigger ships. >> we need to be competitive for at least another de a reporter: 10news wtsp . >> buckhorn believes putting a new terminal on the other side of the bridge is a bad call for fishing and the environmentally sensitive area. the d.o.t.'s says another feasibility study has to be done before moving ahead with any options. here's something you don't want to miss, a free jimmy buffett concert. he will be performing monday at
margaritas are free. i'm just kidding. the show starts at 5:30 and he will be rallying voters to go to the polls and show support for hillary clinton and other democrats. more than 250 pounds gone but the battle is just beginning. the unforeseen consequences behind this dramatic weight loss. and an unforgettable moment for a boy with big dreams of hitting the football field to
>> it was so out of control. >> at 33 years old and nearly 700 pounds he knew his weight had created tremendous health concerns. >> more about survival. i wanted to see 40 years old and i knew i had to do a drastic turn around.>> reporter: in 2014 he began a new chapter in life with consistent exercise and drastically changing his diet. >> it's really a rebuilding of myself from top to bottom. >> reporter: lose more than 250 pounds but hit a roadblock so opted for weight loss surgery which insurance paid for. >> i never thought i would be here at almost 311 pounds lost. it seems so far away when i started. >> this is the excess skin. >> reporter: now he has a new battle to deal with. >> i have 65 to 80 pounds of
share the pictures so you know what is going through. >> it minimizes the pain from being super obese i traded that pain and for general skin pain all over my body. >> reporter: he says the extra skin causes frequent infections a makes everyday life unbearable. >> it's a constant battle of creams and lotions to combat irritation and it won't go away. >> reporter: his insurance provider won't cover the enormous cost of having the excess skin remove we followed along to consult a surgeon for his opinion. >> 35 or 40 pounds from the abdominal section alone. >> reporter: other doctor said it could cost upwards of $100,000 to do multiple surgeries. it can be very debilitating. >> it's a setup for breakdown of the skin envelope. he has to deal with that regularly. >> removing it would allow me to exercise more and move about more freely. it would allow me to do things
32 months. thank you. >> reporter: with support locally and around the world on his facebook page he says he's not giving up. >> these people who message me continue to push me on days when i'm tired or don't want to go work out. the shell of what is left is a constant reminder of a place i never want to be at.>> reporter: 10news wtsp .>> what he has accomplished, how come insurance companies don't see that the skin problem could lead to more medical problems and issues? >> you hope maybe someone will see this and visualize how bad it is.>> he says he still has some weight to lose before the surgeon will do the procedure. >> more importantly he's hoping you can help him regain a normal life. if you want to help him click on this story on our 10 news app. for 4 years a local high school students sat on the sidelines cheering on his
gets the opportunity he's been waiting and hoping for. garin flowers was there to capture the incredible moment. >> reporter: it's a big game for the seminole war hawks going up against their rival the osceola warriors. no holding back. that's certainly the case for nate wilson. you see this is the final game of the season and his first game dressing up. >> i always wanted to. >> reporter: getting to this day was an easy. nate, a triplett was born premature and competition of birth led to physical disabilities but a lack of size didn't stop the head football coach chris miller from noticing him. >> i have two children of my
found out nate loves football. he loves it and knows a lot about the game and became an honorary member of the team.>> now the good friends eat lunch together every day and when it comes to the football squad one word comes to mind. >> family. >> reporter: the tiniest player playing his first game would get his first shot on the field cheered on by all his fans. in the end the seminoles do not win the game against their rivals but the whole certainly learned a lesson at winning in life. in seminole, garin flowers 10news wtsp. >> he's part of the team! >> way to go, nate! when he finishes high school he wants to be a game developer. >> his family was there tonight and couldn't be more proud to see him get the opportunity he worked so hard for. tracking storms, alerting you, protecting your family.
>> i love that story. we talked about a chance for rain later tonight and here it is. s chances for the coast which is sutras, hernando and pasco county. heavier and parts of pasco now and as a result some of these will come into eastern parts of hillsboro. wesley chapel, most of the east of i-75 and zephryhills showers coming through right now. the should lighten up next 5 to 10 minutes. plant city around 11:39 and brandon at 11:45 if it holds together. this line will get better as it drop southward. i don't expect to see that much rain but a couple of sprinkles for sure especially east of i- 75 in hillsboro. in hernando just a sprinkle coming up but that's falling apart. in hudson, best chance and
midnight and tarpon springs if it holds together it will be about 12:20 or 12:30. most of it won't make it all the way to the i-4 corridor and pinellas county. you are talking the rainfall and polk county expects a couple of showers. that's it. that's the front. it's tough to tell. this is wesley chapel right now and a couple light sprinkles. this is on i-75 at the temperature map and see the cold front on the map although it's coming through hernando county now. even gainesville at 70 and 73 in tampa. look at the dryer air and dew points down to 63. 59 in tampa and its muggy in the bay area . the changes through the night and winds turning north, northeast from
next couple of hours in by tomorrow morning we are dry and stay that way through the weekend. small chance for a shower overnight saturday and sunday around 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning. and sunday late in the afternoon a 5% or 10% chance. weekend looks fantastic. slightly cooler but much dryer especially after the humidity today. it will feel better and breezy on saturday. a little less wind sunday and for the humidity, that's the dew point, it's i now but sadly comes down eight and that makes all the difference. enjoy the weekend and a beautiful weather-wise one and rain chances stay less than 10%. most of next week we will stay in the lower 80s which is about where we should be. 80 or 81 is average this time of year. >> you will have a good christmas this year.>> santos says so. >> i have a question for you guys. have you heard of the running man challenge? there is a new thing going around called the manikin
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back to 1999 to find the last time tampa catholic because you win in football. 16th straight losses for tc heading into the game tonight. jesuit davis and a gators commit his ran for nearly 6000 yards in his career and so good with the football. bennetts is running mate harris with a huge game. jesuit so great on the ground this year one of the best rushing teams in the state with over 2000 yards in eight ga touchdowns for davis and jesuit stays unbeaten. >> off a district title win armwood taking on sickles high school and devin black to darian mcneil 41 yards and nice camerawork there. 6-0 after the touchdown. second-quarter same score and black does it with his legs. seven touchdowns on the ground.
will host arbor day oil in the first round of playoffs next friday. >> pinellas county has had its share of top teams especially saint pete and green devils offense on fire. looking to keep that going tonight in gulfport. there is landers and ready for this one. a safety powered offense hard to stop in the first half. landers makes a touchdown grab his sixth of the season. state wins 46-37. >> lakewood visits northeast and the vikings pulled off a heck of an upset. johnson runs it in for 6 in the second quarter and northeast winds and overall 25-22 and 7-2 on the season. >> a new internet craze going around called #manikin challenge and this is the steelers locker room and they do this to prickett -- to perfection. they are absolutely killing it. it's going around everywhere.
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