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turned out to be a con. now one marine is in hot water after stealing a fallen veteran's wartime story chaos on campus. a student on a rampage. whatve the man behind the attack. known for his beard and fiddle... last night honoring the musician, son, father and friend. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm jenny dean. lets get a look at #10weather with
a web of lies and deciet! and now one of these men, faces time in prison. the man in trouble is accused of cashing-in on a "battle field injury. " an injury -- he now admits to lying about. here's tanya eiserer . casey owens will always be a hero to his sister. 455829 there is the saying that all gave some, but some gave all that was casey. the marine lost both legs when his humvee hit an anti- tank mine in iraq in 2004. for his bravery, he
heart. 455829 casey wasn't perfect but he followed the call that his country asked. he stepped up. that's what makes him a hero to me. so what really hurts lezleigh owens kleinbrink is to know that a fellow marine stole casey's story of valor. it was casey's fellow battle buddies who discovered brandon blackstone's web of deception. 412122 he may have enlisted in the marine corps, but he's not a marine. marines don't behave like this. blackstone made the mistake of showing a picture of the mangled humvee to one of casey's marine buddies. he claimed he had been injured in the explosion. the friendw was a lie. this is a youtube video of blackstone talking about it. 220 "i ended up 100 percent disabled and unemployable due to my mental state and the injuries that i sustained. blackstone recently pled guilty, admitting that he lied about winning a purple heart in order to con a wounded war charity into giving him a mortage-free house.
admitted to falsifying records to receive disability checks for almost a decade. 420912 i wish i could relay to this individual the hell that we've lived through. casey seen here in this ionic photo at george w. bush's 2005 inauguration fought hard to live. he moved to aspen. he competed as a paralymic skier. 433218 he just lived under so much grief. for the loss of his legs, for the loss of his dream. casey suffered for a decade through repeated amputations, brain injury and terrible pain. he killed himself in 2014. dog harold was with him. blackstone will be sentenced in february. he could get up to 21 years. 474011 i just want it to be closed case so that these guys know their marine is ok. he's standing at the gates of valhalah. and he's proud of them. and they're proud of him. that's what matters most to me. and if kleinbrink gets a chance, she'd like to ask blackstone why did he try to steal her brother's valor. something that was not his to take. part of blackstone's plea agreement-- is to return that purple heart that wasn't his. casey owens' sister and mother plan to be in
take a good look at this police officer. this man is a hero. his name is alan horujko. he saved many lives at "the ohio state university". less than 60 seconds after calls about an attack on campus -- he shot and killed the suspect. and this morning courtney robinson shows you, who that man is . a somali-born american citizen . and fellow ohio state student. -- this is abdul razak ali artan . in may -- graduating with honors from an ohio community college. the smiles are a stark contrast to this august profile in the ohio state student publication the lantern. in it he seems scared and alone . blaming the media and saying: "if people look at me, a muslim praying, i don't know what they're going to
snapped ... ramming his car into a crowd on campus then stabbing others with a butcher knife. -- : additional units to the area of 19th and college. we have several pedestrians struck by a vehicle -- 11 were wounded . including students, a faculty member and staffer. -- : they were terrified -- as fast as the attack began it was over : shots fired. one down. -- within a minute -- university police officer alan horujko responded .. shooting and killing artan. now federal agents and law enforcement are searching his past -- admittedly looking for possible ties to terrorism . as the campus itself reels. the council on american-islamic relations is condemning the american-islamic relations is condemning the attack by artan . cbs reports that
posted on facebook he was sick about the way muslims are treated. again, law enforcement is investigating this as an act of terror. a mother's worst fear happened sunday night. her son: a popular local musician-- died when an suv turned in front of his motorcycle. it happened on "u.s. highway 19"-- at "beach boulevard in hudson." 10 news reporter jonathan petramala-- spoke with his family who hopes his legacy will live-- on through his music. before he was the fiddler in the bearded brothers band rob
but something about this second hand instrument struck a chord in rob...it rarely left his hands for the rest of his life. from classical to country rock, rob's gift grew with him...eventually he was able to go fiddle to fiddle with one of the best there is...charlie daniels he shared his gift. performing for audienat across the bay area with his band...even a solo performance at the great american teach in just a couple of weeks ago in his mother's classroom where she teaches special needs students. rob was riding his motorcycle on us 19 in hudson last night, when a driver turned in front of him. he died at the
strings for a family who still wants there to be an enchore for his friends and band mates. in tampa, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp the family meets today to make funeral arrangements. the future of the band-- has yet to be determined. people took advantage of cyber monday deals as many of you use your computer to find holiday deals-- it's a steal for crooks... hacking into your personal information. this morning-- a warning from investigators-- who tell "10news reporter kendra conlon"-- new local victims are falling prey to an age-old scam. a hernando county neighbor is the latest reported victim of: the tech support scheme. you're online... and a message pops up that your computer's been infected by a virus... you're told: call microsoft or apple
away to fix it... don't do it! . brinda mendoza's laptop got hijacked by hackers... little did the spring hill daycare owner know - she called the crooks... thinking they were tech support. thankfully her bank declined the international charge - but then the schemers wanted her checking account number - and brinda's own alarms... went off in her head. brinda's not alone... we heard from several of you on facebook with similar stories... april jamnick says: call me all the time. told them don't call. they get violent and then they start
microsoft says its heard these complaints from more than 175- thousand customers targeted by phony tech- support over the past two years... brinda paid the real experts a couple hundred dollars to wipe her computer... had accounts frozen - and wants to warn others to beware. in spring hill, kendra conlon, 10news wtsp to protect yourself: never call a phone number on a pop up-- never give a stranger access to your computer-- and make sure to update your computer's antivirus programs. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning.. ian is in the newsroom with what we are working on this morning. right now several wildfires are burning in parts of tennessee. hundreds are being forced out of their homes this morning as crews fight off these potentially dangerous fires. plus...she's only in 8th grade but you would think she
teachers and fellow students. we are working on all those stories, plus ashley has your tuesday forecast and hilary is checking on your roads. that's all coming up in 20 minutes. still ahead on 10 news early morning, christmas is not too far away. we all know about rudolph and the gang helping santa deliver presents... but what about pizzas? plus -- do you have a customer service horror story? been stuck on hold? or dealt with a rude representative? in just minutes -- getting action in 140 characters or
heard that voice before...probably more than you would like. so instead of dialing 1-800, jennifer brauer opens her twitter app. that includes the time she bought a "wanna get away" ticket from southwest. when she called customer service she was told they couldn't do anything for her. so jennifer started tweeting.... usf professor kelli
people always have their phones or tablets with them, it's easy to post about problems. that's why companies like southwest has a team tracking social media 24 hours a day. alaska airlines is the fastest at reacting to social media posts with an average time of 2 minutes and 34 seconds. and the quick response, makes way for a positive post instead.
of sending tweets about her flights, and not having to listen to that elevator music, jennifer got much more than just a direct message from the airline. allison kropff, 10 news wtsp companies know that when they respond-- and it's a positive experience for you-- it creates loyalty and you're likely to share that on your social media. they help santa deliver presents! and now they have a task of their own: delivering pizza! believe it or not -- domino's pizza is training reindeer to help with deliveries! the company wants to use reindeer to deliver pizza in extremely snowy regions in northern japan! reindeer trainers and dominos staff are exploring
like a mounted delivery case on the animal's back, or having the reindeer drag a sled with pizza. dominos says it's making sure the animals are safe by limiting the weight they deliver. the reindeer would wear g-p-s devices, so customers can track their pizzas with their smartphones and computers. domino's hopes the service will be up and running in early december. two tiger cubs were abandoned by their mother ... but gained a new one. coming up tonight on 10 ne and c-b-s. starting at 8:00, rudolph the red nose reindeer, followed by n-c-i-s at 9:00. at 10:00, bull. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late show with stephen colbert and his guests sting and thandie newton. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. it's a fast look at breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app store now.
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here's an adorable sight to wake up to. a dog at a german zoo is helping rear "bengal tiger cub twins." one- month-old "peach and pearl" were abandoned by their mother shortly after they were born. now they've been adopted by the zookeeper's dog! their surrogate mom's name is "leon". her owner says it's not the first time leon has stepped-in to help raise zoo babies. she's also helped rear lion cubs. coming up on 10 news this morning.. an attack on ohio state university monday morning left many people injured and in shocked. a terrible wildifre