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the fbi. how terrorists are targeting children. hit and runs on the rise. what it'll take to get people to stop. clean up in south florida. the damage tornadoes caused when they ripped through tuesday morning. good morning and welcome to "10 news early morning." i'm allison kropff. lets get a look at #10weather with meteorologist bobby
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the f-b-i warns every parent needs to be on alert! terrorists are now using social media and computers to recruit children. 10 news reporter courtney robinson-- spoke "one-on-one"-- with the fbi about this very real threat. it's a story you'll see only on 10 news. the propaganda videos are out there. the tweets, too. violent extremist groups like isis are trolling social media to recruit, groom and radicalize your children. -- 2004 ultimately they want to
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name of their mission 2008 and typically that is targeting and murdering or killing innocent bystanders 15 -- the fbi says it's happening all across the country including florida. they've had to intervene in several cases where children have been radicalized and parents had no idea. -- 1523 52 you can think your child is home and he's in his room or her room -- special agent dave couvetier gave us an inside look at the fbi's new program don't be a puppet. just like violent extremists the target audience: teenagers. -- 1523 40 do parents really need to worry about their teenagers being radicalized? absolutely if you care about them if you want to protect them absolutely especially nowadays 48 -- standup the program is designed to be a game as you go through each level . you free the puppet and along the way learn about violent extremism and what to look for . that's where cair florida has some concern. -- 1646 32 because it's
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against the muslim american people that the fbi is trying to protect do this website 39 -- on the site the fbi gives information on terrorist organizations both domestic and abroad ... hoping to keep your child safe from another predator. --- 1533 43 we feel education defeats propaganda -- in tampa, cr, 10news. we've made it easy for you and your children to go through the fbi's program. just click "seen on tv"-- at wtsp dot com. president obama says republicans have no constitutional grounds to refuse to vote on a supreme court nominee to replace the late justice antonin scalia. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell has said he doesn't think the president should be putting a candidate forward. mcconnell believes that task should fall to the next president. a startling
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of hit-and-run crashes continues to rise in florida. just last year, 92,000 were reported in the state alone. 186 were deadly. we know just this week a tow truck driver was killed in a hit and run crash. 10 news reporter jennifer titus is digging deeper to find out why that number is so high and what it will take to stop people from taking off. take pkg: 151241 why would you maybe why the sister of tow truck driver roger perez borroto- who was morning still has 143556 you're charged with leaving scene of accident causing death 36 year old allison huffman admits to being behind the borroto, and taking 151323 'this the suffering the pain is very unnecessary' why would huffman leave the scene in the first place? the state legislature toughened hit and run laws in mandatory minimum to 4 years in minimum as dui manslaughter. 141 at end of day those who flees
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accidents serve time in prison but the tougher laws aren't keeping the hit and run numbers downin 2015 alonethere were 8,000 more than in 2014. 640 do you think people are leaving scene because they're more afraid of manslaughter charge then hit and run charge? 743 that's an interesting question there's think out of anger we can do bigger question is what can we cause and effect jen stand up close: some local law enforcement agencies tell me the only way to stop hit and run drivers is with stricter laws. and you can help. we've put the names and numbers for all our local lawmakerson wtsp dot com. in st pete jennifer titus 10 news wtsp. developing out of south florida, people are cleaning up after two tornadoes. the tornadoes hit during tuesday morning rush hour. strong winds ripped the top off an 18-wheeler on the interstate, tossing it on its side. thankfully, the driver is o-k. another driver was on his way to work when a metal sign was blown onto his car, shattering the window. strong gusts tore roofs off buildings, uprooted trees and
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a dangerous trend for teen drivers. it's called "fancy driving," but most of you probably know it as "doing doughnuts." teens aren't doing them in an empty parking lot or a field anymore, they've moved to busy roads. 10 news reporter jonathan petramala shows you how social media helped catch one group of teens in pinellas park. nothing wrong with going out for a spin. just not like this a snapchat video caught a car full of teens doing doughnuts on 66th street somehow the kids kept the car in control, and no other cars collided with them but they didn't have a clean getaway pinellas park police shared the video on their facebook page, and tips from there led them to the teens which law enforcement hopes is enough to put the brakes on more stunts like this in pinellas park, jonathan petramala, 10 news wtsp.
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headlines around the nation and the world in 60 seconds. time now is . here's a look at headlines around the nation and the world in 60 seconds. a disturbing covina, california. the woman you see on your screen gave sandwich shop the newborn in the toilet. employees called 9-1-1 and cared for the baby boy until paramedics arrived. the woman was found nearby and will face attempted murder charges. there's a new twist in the battle between republican presidential hopefuls. if you type "jeb bush dot-com" into your web browser, you'll be re-directed to donald trump's official campaign website. it's unknown who bought that domain, but bush's official campaign site is "jeb 2016 dot-com." trump's campaign denies being involved. a california judge has ordered apple to help the f-b-i hack
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of the san bernardino shooters. federal prosecutors say they can't access syed farook's phone because they don't know his passcode. apple will have to supply specialized software to the f-b-i to stop an encryption feature that erases data after too many unlock attempts. the hillsborough school district is tweaking its proposal on school boundary changes to re-assign students from "stowers elementary" to three other schools. now a portion of that plan will be put on hold until next year. students that would have been moved to "boyette springs" will stay at stowers. the boundary change was originally proposed to balance out school enrollment in a rapidly growing area. the plan still needs board approval. hillsborough officials "touting 10 investigates' work" as they make plans to expand consumer protections from tow trucks. investigative reporter noah pransky broke the story last week-- of "controversial
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bars and restaurants. and he's back this morning-- with what's coming next. hillsborough's public transportation commission took another step forward this morning in expanding a tampa ordinance to the rest of the county.... and adding some teeth to the law to penalize tow companies that violate it. we showed how tampa had a law on the books that prohibits tow trucks from patrolling bar and restaurant parking lots overnight. that way, intoxicated drivers have one more incentive to find alternative rides home. sot the importance of keeping dangerous drivers off the road was magnified yesterday morning, when a tow truck driver was struck and killed on the side of the howard frankland bridge. but the conversation was not without criticisms. the attorney for one of the tow companies mentioned in our report dug his heels in.
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didn't draw a lot of sympathy, as the county commissioners and tampa city councilmembers casting votes today... all voted to strengthen the rules and try to keep drunk drivers off the road for all of us. we were also reminded today that if you don't want to drive drunk and you don't feel comfortable leaving your car.... a lot of bars and tow companies team up to offer tow-2-go and other programs where you can get free or cheap tows home at the end of your night. noah pransky, 10 investigates. coming up at 5 on 10 news this morning, the world health organization announces a plan to battle zika, but it's going to come at a hefty price. the heavy rains and storms that hit florida roads each year could be costing you money without you even realizing it. out of nearly three thousand dogs from 199 breeds, one has now been crowned a winner at the 140th westminster dog show. still ahead, it's a restaurant red alert! ever spot a health risk at a restaurant? how you can help protect yourself and others
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plus picked on, because of her name! why being named after a goddess of love -- has bullies calling her a terrorist. and ever noticed a little extra bite in your cheese? what it
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bobby weather if you've ever walked into a restaurant and noticed a serious health problem, you might have wondered "what can i do?" florida health inspectors visit most restaurants twice a year- but things can go wrong between inspections. 10 investigates beau zimmer explains how you can help protect yourself, and fellow customers from "foodborne illness"-- when restaurant employees aren't following the rules. 1:33 i'm like ummm. i don't think i like this. teena scott
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walked inside this polk county restaurant. 2:12 i really felt like i wanted to get up and leave. but my husband convinced me let's just stay. the food is ordered. but it wasn't until after the meal. when her husband first spotted what she describes as filthy conditions. 2:31 he walked past the kitchen. and he stopped in his tracks. and just stood there and looked. and i got up and followed him and when i looked in that kitchen it was just a horrendous mess. at first unsure who to call. teena turned to the internet. 5:29:06 i just searched florida food inspections. up popped the florida department of business and professional regulation website. where teena navigated to where consumers could file a complaint. 4:35 i kept saying gosh i hope we don't get sick. i hope we don't get food poisoning. and that's when i made the decision i'm going to go on the proper website. and at least file a complaint to make sure this can get looked into. less than a week later. a state health inspector showed up. finding
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temporarily shut down as an imminent threat to public health. with a filthy refrigerator. soiled pizza dough pans. and live roaches running everywhere! 6:38 this was extreme. and something needed to be addressed. the state's division of hotels and restaurants receives on average. around 17-hundred complaints. just like teena's every year. and says it relies on that information from the public to help keep florida restaurants safe. diann worzalla oversees the state's inspection program. 47:02 keeping food safe. and keeping the public from becoming ill. it's a huge huge responsibility. and we take that extremely seriously here. complaints sent in by the public. are typically investigated within 24-48 hours. corrected on the spot. while others require a return visit from the most serious cases. the temporary closure of the 13:38 i know for a fact that the state inspectors. they only inspect those facilities. so many times. sometimes its
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a lot can happen in in fact, fewer than charge of inspecting an estimated 44- restaurants. that's nearly 160-thousand year. and that's why help from the public is so important. catch all the if consumers can be the eyes and ears for the state. to keep these restaurants on their toes. and keep them in compliance. then yea... it's very important. a 12-year-old girl
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teased at school and its all because of her name: "isis". she was named after an egyptian goddess who was a protector and healer, but her classmates associate it with the terrorist group that promotes hate. isis says she wants to change her name. she's already started introducing herself by her middle name, "jada". the social security administration says almost 400 baby girls born in the u-s were named "isis" in 20-14. a consumer alert -- the grated parmesan cheese you and your family eat may not be the real thing. the fda discovered some manufacturers have been filling their paremesan products with other cheeses, like mozzarella or cheddar and a filler called "cellulose wood pulp" for decades! a bloomberg news study found many brands even sold at target and wal-mart contained unsafe percentages of "wood pulp". an industry insider believes up to 20-percent of parmesan cheese sold in american stores isn't the
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phrase "diamonds are a girl's best friend," well ladies, meet your new best friend! this massive, 404-carat diamond was recently discovered in the african
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length of a credit card and experts say it's virtually flawless. it could be worth about 20-million dollars!! this is the 27th largest diamond ever recorded. coming up on 10 news this morning, the republican candidates continue to battle on the campaign trail as the south carolina primary nears. who's leading in the polls right now. plus a pinellas deputies arrest a university of tennessee football player after he tries to solicit a 14-year- old for sex. and today we expect to find out the florida winners of the nearly one and half billion dollar powerball jackpot. whether you have 10 minutes, or 30 we
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good morning and welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. happening today, the city of tampa works to keep you safe during severe weather. the fire department plans to give out dozens of weather radios to mobile home parks across the area. this will help give
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