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after two seasons the tampa bay bucaneers fired head coach lovie smith . a local wounded veteran is now fighting veteran's affairs for the benefits he was promised. if you think your valuables are safe while staying in a hotel... think again! somebody could have access to your stuff. good morning and welcome to 10 news at 4-30. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz.. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist bobby deskins.
that the team was making progress... there was improvement... from 2 to 6 wins. but lovie is out... with 3 years left on his contract. the bucs co- chairman joel glazer released this statement saying in part "this decision was difficult on a variety of levels. i am disappointed that we were not more successful these past few seasons, but we are committed to doing what is necessary to give our fans the winning team they deserve." there had been some criticism of lovie... specifically the defense. but it was generally thought that another change this quickly, would not add anything to the continuity of the franchise. with a franchise quarterback in place, the coaching staff seemed to be status quo... lovie would get at least another year to straighten out the defense, that was the consensus. the search will now start for a new head coach. there are plenty of unemployed coaches out there. but the early favorite is to promote dirk koetter to head coach...to koetter to head coach...to keep some continuity
everyone's been talking about the 524 million dollar powerball jackpot. thousands upon thousands of tickets were being cranked out of the machines on tuesday. 10 news reporter charles billi was in st pete, and tells you about the powerball fever! sot/56:53 lucky pencil, lucky numbers." sot "is that the winning one? that's the winning one!" sot/12:19 "are you feeling lucky? i wouldnt have bought the ticket if i wasnt feeling lucky." nat pop/machine powerball fever? more like powerball frenzy. this powerball machine at the citgo super gas on 4th street is humming. nat pop/machine the machines spitting out more than 25,000 tickets per hour. the jackpot is a half billion. the lump payout...306 million, after taxes...230 million. true, the winner would be rich and could easily buy a car, house or yacht, but the winner is also vulnerable to shisters and snakes. experts say before you even claim the money, you should
secret and stay out of the limelight for your own protection. second.... nat pop/"shhhhh.' keep your mouth shut. don't advertise you're a big winner, because you become a big target. vultures can smell money and they'll start to circle. and third...hire three professionals: one lawyer, one accountant and one financial advisor, so they can all keep an eye on each other. big money can make good people do crooked things unless they know they're being watched. sot/11:48 "it's a good suggestion to seek advice to know how to protect yourself." once your money is safe, then you can celebrate with a little splurge, or you can be like anthony adams and let big money open your big heart. sot/:22 "i'm an ex- marine, i'd share with the whole world." the winning numbers on wednesday's drawing are 2-11-47- 62-63 and powerball 17. there was no big winner, which means the new jackpot of 675 is the biggest in
win is saturday night. chinese stock halted after a major market plunge. this is the second time this week kicked in after a steep plunge. announced trading on the stock frozen for the day after shares percent. closed down more than 250-points on wednesday. texas officials say they will fire the trooper indicted for perjury in the sandra bland case. charged for allegedly "lying in the july traffic stop bland. dashcam video shows him yelling and threatening bland with a stun gun after she her car. she died in jail three days later. video-- paints a a woman-- in forced to leave a tallahassee her exchange with officers-- would be her last words.##
the system failed her cousin, barbara dawson. calhoun liberty hospital is now under investigation. they're also now considering policy changes to help them better serve patients in the future. army ranger levi eaves nearly lost his life in an explosion in afghanistan. it's been a tough road to recovery. now, the v-a says some of his countless wounds from the blast - aren't directly related to military service. 10 news reporter kendra conlon shows how others are joining the battle - for this hometown hero. a 2014 explosion in afghanistan - rocked the life of tarpon springs native levi eaves. broken legs... hips...
kidney and spleen damage... eventually his right leg had to be amputated. a determined levi.. pressed on... not knowing his biggest challenge - would be getting his benefits from veteran's affairs. levi received this assessment from the va... that says he's eligible for just 60 percent of disability benefits... claiming all these injuries are not related to military service... even though two specifically say blast injuries. now levi's pushing back... with help from congressman gus bilirakis. the congressman just talked directly with the va secretary - who vows to review it. levi's set to appeal the decision to
we've tried calling and emailing the v-a, but haven't heard back. you just heard from a friend of stephanie collins. she and two other bay area women were murdered by oscar ray bolin back in 19-86. friends and family of collins gathered last night for a celebration of life at o'brien's irish pub in north dale. bolin is set to be executed by lethal injection today. we'll have a crew there and will bring live reports starting
time now for headlines around the nation and the world in 60 seconds. the white house says north korea's claims of a "successful hydrogen bomb test" are "not consistent" with early analysis of underground activity. the country's announcement of a "successful hydrogen bomb test would mark a major advance for its "still-limited nuclear arsenal." u-s officials are still investigating. a class action seeking lawsuit has been filed against macy's-- for misleading customers. the suit claims the store would raise prices -- in order to discount them -- so they appear to be a greater savings. retailers like kate spade and kohl's have also been accused of similar practices. move over "avatar" there's a new force in town. it's only been out 20 days, but "star wars: the force awakens" has unseated the james cameron pic as the "highest grossing" north american movie of all time. but, the worldwide record still belongs to "avatar". "the force awakens" has earned "one-point-six billion dollars to date"-- compared to "avatar's" two-
the 110th celebration of epiphany in tarpon spring took place on wednesday. hundreds surrounded spring bayou to watch 49 young men jumped into the chilly waters seeking the blessed wood cross. anderson combs was the lucky one and deeply appreciative of the honor. ## it was the second year the 17-year-old dove for the cross. and for retrieving that cross - it's believed combs will have a year of blessings. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning, el nino fueled storms are pounding california, flooding roads and swamping drivers in high waters. cleanup will be underway today at a texas starbucks after a woman drove right into it! a tragic loss at zoo miami. a young giraffe dies in what
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vacation and stay in a hotel chances are you've used one of these safes in your room. you think your valuables will be protected. guess again! investigates reporter brenan keefe from our "tegna" station in atlanta... found there are several hidden ways a hotel staff member can get inside... leaving a locked, but empty safe behind. thump.
secure? opening hotel room door with room key. we checked into half a dozen hotels in four states across the country.. and tested multiple in-room safes. ping phone in white safe. beep, beep, beep.. the question: do these numbers keep the thieves out moske: "looking at the doors, let's see which one is unlocked.." mike moske is a private investigator with "on the watch" investigations. moske: "i'd better lock these things up." "..put them in the safe." he spent a quarter century running hotel and resort security. q: "in your experience, how much of hotel theft is the staff and not someone from outside?" mike moske on the watch investigations "probably about 60 percent, 70 percent." q: "is inside?" a: "majority of the time, yeah." locking door and latch. you lock the door but the staff already has access to your room.. tight opening hotel door with room key.. so which employees have access to the safe? we put my wallet and some cash inside.. closing.. and set the code as a random number we purposely didn't write down. then told the staff we were locked out. "maintenance." within 10 seconds of the maintenance man entering our hotel room.. he punched in the
beeps as he enters code. and opened the safe. he never asked for my identification before entering the hotel's master safe code right in front of a stranger.. beeps.. we tested it after he left and the safe opened every time. brendan keefe "just how safe is this safe? let's peel back the layers and take a look at the inner workings. the hotel staff doesn't need to know your secret code they have their own master code. they also have master keys that can open the safe. magnetic cards that can open any safe in anybody with any things the master magnetic card, or that master code door and steal everything inside, cleaning you out." andrew hayter g "there's a master the safes.." andrew a global software company that hacked
andrew hayter g data security "but many times the master code is never changed, and that master code is available on the internet believe it or not. and if the manager has not changed that master code, you're in for big trouble, because anybody who wants to, and can get into your room, can get into your safe and steal your valuables and ruin your perfect vacation." in most states- the hotel is not liable for things stolen from your room.. even in the hotel room safe. most travelers buy an airplane ticket based on price and schedule convenience. but here's something to consider before clicking purchase. how safe is the airline? "airline- ratings-dot-com"-- just released its newest report. it looked at 407 airlines and australian carrier qantas comes out on top. the website says-- quantas has amassed an "extraordinary record of firsts"-- in operations and safety including a fatality-free record. some of the safest domestic airlines in the top 20 include -- american -- alaska airlines -- hawaiian
now here's a look at some of the safest low-cost airlines that made the top 10. jet blue -- virgin america -- westjet -- and aer lingus. to see how your favorite airline ranked in terms of safety, we put the report on our website wtsp dot com -- just click the seen on t-v tab. check this out -- chick-fil-a is making a bold menu change. they're jumping on the "super-food bandwagon" they are introducing a kale salad -- which includes broccolini, dried cherries, roasted nuts. the new "superfood salad" is replacing cole slaw on the menu. it has just 140 calories -- and seven grams of fat. chick fil a is the first fast food chain to ever put kale on their menu. coming up, if you love taking naps but you don't have the comfort of your bed, there is a new product that will help you sleep wherever you are.
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