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juvenile detention centers. 2 teens recently escaped. today we're learning how many of these 911 calls are costing you - the taxpayer. passengers from royal caribbean's anthem of the seas are finally home. now the coast guard is inspectng the damage caused by that major winter storm in the atlantic. a clever law, aimed at keeping intoxicated drivers off the road could be expanded to include more of the bay area. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm ian reitz..
meteorologist bobby deskins. bay area juvenile detention facilities bay area juvenile detention facilities are supposed to be putting troubled teens on the right path. but, we've uncovered problems on the inside... prompting hundreds of 911 calls. there are 10 of these state-funded facilities in the bay area.. all privately run by the company "g-4-s". 10 news reporter kendra conlon is digging deeper into
you to fix it. we've seen the aftermath from riots... fights and escapes caught on camera... inside bay area juvenile detention centers... staff arrested accused of sex acts with the teens. leaders have been calling for change. recently, 2 teens escaped from the tampa residential facility through a hole in the fence... only to be captured days later. 2 workers got fired, two others punished. it's the latest in the long list of problems for company g4s. we wanted to know... just how many times police and deputies have been called out to these facilities. here's what we found at this columbus drive complex: from 2012 through mid- january... 291 calls... 70 percent of the cries for help..
founded. reports of child abuse.. assault... sexual battery... and here at les peters academy... from 2013 to 2015, tampa police handled another 71 calls. representative kathleen peters and the department of juvenile justice tell me with offenders having unlimited access to the dcf abuse hotline, they expect everytime there's an accusation of child abuse it will be investigated.. and staff should err on the side of caution when deciding to call law enforcement. g-4-s tells me it has a plan to make sure an escape - doesn't happen again. i asked the state for a copy and was told - it's still being finalized. in the newsroom, kendra conlon, 10 news wtsp the governor has requested an additional nearly 13-million dollars in this year's state budget to repair
staffing... and improve intervention programs. have prompted changes at some of head to wtsp dot com... for a link to our past investigations. back in new jersey the 4500 on board royal caribbean's anthem finally home after a terrifying trip. the coast guard will now inspect the damage caused by that major winter storm in the atlantic. passengers were told to stay in their cabins as they sailed into hurricane force winds and 30 foot seas on sunday. that storm was in the forecast before the cruise. senator bill nelson is calling for a federal investigation. royal carribean
what happened exposed gaps in its planning system. another round of recalls related to takata airbags is underway. the three largest german automakers - daimler, volkswagon and b- m-w are recalling 2- and a half million vehicles because of faulty airbags. these recalls involve newer model-years. the problem is blamed for 11 deaths worldwide. developing in st pete -- the person suspected in a 20- thousand dollar art heist was caught on camera. and now police believe they're closing in on the thief. this is surveillance video of the man who took the sculpture from the chihuly collection. it was returned, in a box... tuesday morning. officers say they've gotten evidence from the box -- they found traces of d-n-a... including hair follicles. police are also still reviewing surveillance video taken from inside the museum. pinellas park police are looking for leads in an animal cruelty case. a severely neglected dog was found this week
10 news reporter jonathan petramala found out about this shop's most pressing repair job, this abandoned dog named andre. fenderworks in pinellas county specializes in dings and dents bringing something back to life... like the biggest wreck that was ever brought to the body shop sometime early monday morning. this dog named andre this...was no accident. somehow, for some reason, this bulldog was brought here animal control told clark that if they took andray , he would likely be put down, but remember
to have andre taken care of by his veterinarian at midway animal hospital. pinellas park pd says if they ever find the person who neglected andre, they would likely face a felony four wheels, or four paws, if it's in ruff shape, clark wants to help in pinellas county, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp. there is a go fund me page to help with the care of andre. it has already surpassed it's goal of 1500, but the veterinarian says andre will need continuing care for some of his health issues due to the neglect. we have a link on our website, wtsp dot com time now for
this is your 60 second scan. two maryland deputies were killed during a shooting at a panera bread northeast of baltimore. the suspect was also killed. he was wanted in florida for assaulting a police officer in orange county. the justice department is suing the city of ferguson, missouri to force police reform. the move comes after city leaders tried to amend its settlement with the d-o-j. the government says ferguson police officers routinely violated the constitution. the field of gop hopefuls just got smaller. after poor showings in the new hampshire primary -- chris christie and carlie fiorina suspended their campaigns. trump still leads the republican field. and some good news about airfares for once! domestic airfares are at their lowest the department of transportation say the average round-trip u-s ticket that's the cheapest it's been in 6 years. uncovered a city of tampa ordinance that discourages
trucks from patrolling bar and restaurant parking lots overnight. now, as investigative reporter noah pransky tells us...other communities want the protection too. most of us agree, that if a bar or restaurant customer has more to drink than originally expected...we'd like him or her to stay off the roads. which is why elected officials in pinellas county are now telling us they'd like to copy the ordinance the city of tampa has on the books! the ability to leave your vehicle outside a bar or restaurant you've patronized without the fear of an overnight tow could lead more intoxicated drivers to find alternative ways home. and st. pete councilman karl nurse wants to bring similar amnesty programs to his side of the bay. "we would need to use a version of their ordinance, but also some system that allows people to leave their cars in parking garages or on street parking." despite problems with predatory towing, st. pete police haven't issued a single citation in the last
violating the state's towing laws....clearwater pd: zero as well.... and the pinellas sheriff's office: just one. we took your complaints to sheriff bob gualtieri, who said the county's wrecker rules could use a refresh... and he's already working with the county commission on protecting the vehicles of drinkers who find alternative ways home. "they shouldn't run the risk of having their car towed, and that business shouldn't have that car towed if people were patronizing that business. so i think it's a good idea." you've been active voicing your thoughts on our facebook page.... help us continue to push it forward by sharing the story... and telling your elected leaders about towing amnesty. noah pransky, 10investigates. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning...a tense standoff should end in a few hours after the last occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in oregon says they will turn themselves in. clearwater marine aquarium needs your help this morning to help dozens of turtles survive from being out in the cold. burger king may be known for its whoppers, but the fast-food chain is
the owners. she gave us a behind the scenes look at how they handcraft their juice. each jar has four to six pounds of organic fruits and vegetables. they have a shelf life of three to four days before the nutrients really start to break down. she's watched juicing grow in popularity. tami feels the same way and says she hasn't been sick in 5
it's a habit they plan to keep for a long time. again, if you have any health issues you need to talk to you doctor before going on a juice cleanse. a test drive takes a scary turn... when a woman hydroplanes... loses control... and crashes into a pond. now we've told you about a life- saving tool before... it's called a window punch. and that's is exactly what a good samaritan used to free the woman from the submerged car near jacksonville.
he had to break several windows to finally free the woman. with the help of an off-duty deputy and another witness... gorski was able to pull the woman to safety. she only had minor injuries. gorski says the window punch rattled around in his car for ten years... and this was the first time he's ever used it. now everyone in his family is getting one. we've showed you... how to use a center punch... to get out alive from a submerged car. you can buy one online or at a hardware store. we put this life- saving information on wtsp dot com. coming up... sliding into home plate. why a legendary baseball field... is now hosting snowboarders. here's a look at what's coming up on 10 news and c-b-s tonight. starting at 8:00, the big bang theory, followed by life in pieces at 8:30. at 9:00, mom. at 9:30, the big bang theory. at 10:00, elementary. then tune in to 10 news at 11. don't forget to stay up for the late
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