tv 10 News at Noon CBS February 26, 2016 12:00pm-12:30pm EST
federal and local authorities in good afternoon. thank you for joining us. i'm ian reitz. federal and local authorities in kansas are investigating a work-place shooting that left three people dead and 14 others injured. police killed the suspect during the attack. today details are coming out about a motive. we have the story from kansas. >> reporter: police in kansas
ford was served with a protection from abuse order in the factory where he worked 90 minutes before he opened fire. outrageous. he just displayed, he was upset he was getting this letter. >> reporter: ford, who had a criminal record left work after getting the order. and first opened fire from his vehicle. he then shot another driver and stole their car before heading back to the excel plant. >> the shooter at excel industries. >> reporter: ford shot one person in the parking lot. another 14 inside the building before an officer gunned him down. the unidentified officer is being called a hero. >> he had to stop that threat. you have 200 to 300 people in there. luckily 200 to 300 people came out. >> reporter: relatives rushed
one couple was reunited as cameras were rolling. ford was armed with an assault rifle and automatic handgun. investigators are trying to figure out how a suspect with a criminal record was able to get those weapons. >> authorities say the person named in the order did not in fact work at the factory but released no other detail about the order. he had convictions for fleeing from police and his orderly conduct. records show he lived in the miami area in the late 90s and early 2000's. there were scary statistics released from st. pete today. 99 guns have been stolen so far this year. 2015, 155 were reported stolen. that's more than double the year before.
horrific start police are urging gun owners to lock up their guns. they are giving away free gun locks that encourage people to keep their guns safe. >> right now we have 200. if we need more we'll order more. we have money in our budget. we'll use forfeiture money if we have to. we'll buy these locks because we want to keep people safe. >> the key to keep people safe is keep the guns locked up. we have a report getting answers from the chief and mayor. we'll have that story coming up tonight at 5:00. last week anchor reginald roundtree did a story on a clearwater man's new gps software. it can track guns if they are stolen. you can see the story at wtsp.com. go to the section that says seen on tv. into our news room a florida appeals court is ordering the enforcement of a state law requiring women to
this morning the court lifted an injunction blocking the waiter period from taking effect. the waiting period law was passed last year by the florida legislator. america civil liberties union challenged the law on behalf of a gainesville, florida clinic. the president will be in the area in a couple hours talking about the america recovery act. the president will use jacksonville's battery backdrop. they received millions of dollars from the recovery act. you'll be able to see the wtsp.com. republican presidential canidates racing towards super tuesday and the attacks on the campaign trail are heating up. top three contender were super tuesday. weijia jiang has more. >> reporter: senators marco rubio and ted cruz launched verbal attacks against gop
cnn last night. $200 million. if he had not inherited $200 million he would be selling watches in manhattan. >> reporter: cruz saw himself as the best canidate to beat trump fired back. >> i'm beating him awfully badly in the polls. hillary. >> i if can't beat her you are aren't you? >> reporter: marco rubio picked up at an appearance on cbs this morning. >> if you are a republican and you don't want your party taken over by a con artist like donald trump get behind us. >> reporter: trump called him a light weight choker and mr. melt down all in one tweet. on the democratic side hillary clinton is claiming momentum on the eve of the south carolina to win easily.
charlie wilson during a campaign stop last night before stopping in georgia and south carolina voters. saturday. >> reporter: bernie sanders meets with the supporters in minnesota before heading to the race. house. next week the trial between hulk hogan and the online entertainment website gawker is set to get underway. he is claiming the website portioned parts of a sex tape taken without his permission. this is likely to be a highly publicized civil trial. a growing crime trend has sarasota police hitting the road looker for gas station skimmers. this morning 10 news and gas station attendants checked out the pumps to make sure criminals had not installed skimmers.
inside the city limits. >> i want to make sure this it should be. it is not loose or there is no been peeled up. if you see anything out of place like that let the clerks know and don't use the machine. >> skimming devices are used to steal account information from is swiped. a couple things to keep in mind to keep you from becoming a victim. if the pump looks suspicious pay for your gas inside. use the pumps closest to the store. keep an eye on your bank account information. just a couple things to help make sure your personal information stays safe. we have a traffic alert this afternoon. this is for pinellas county drivers. contractor for the gandy boulevard project will be closing the road tonight and tomorrow. the detour is lengthy. our road warrior hilary zalla
>> westbound lane of gandy boulevard will be closed tonight and tomorrow morning item the same closure will take effect saturday night. this is between 19th and 16th street on gandy westbound heading towards i-275. away from the gandy bridge. what your detour will be is tricky. what you'll do is take a right on to roosevelt boulevard from gandy. then you can see on sky 10 what you'll do is get on i-275. you'll head south and get off here at gandy boulevard. from there you'll exit gandy and you can head east towards the section you cannot get to through the closure. this will affect anyone with evening plans or maybe you are heading home late. give yourself time for the detour. wtsp.com. click on traffic. >> closure takes place tonight p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
has gone nation. it is a story we love. remember eric burn? he was born with a heart condition. he wants to cross another item off his list. this sunday he is having a huge birthday party. you are invited. it is at old mcmickey's farm noon to 4:00. there will be an entry fee to help support eric's medical cost. we have information on how you can get involved at wtsp.com. new concerns being raised about the zica virus ahead of the summer olympics in rio. too much exercise can be a bad thing. why doctors are warning some patients of a high intensity workout. we are gearing up for rays fan test. this time tomorrow tropicanna field will be packed. it is a free event will fans can meet near favorite players and enjoy a fun day of baseball. we'll tell you what to watch for this season coming up next on "10 news at noon." heading into the weekend we
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contracted zica last year less park. organizers are urging anyone to go to the game to use mosquito repellant. we all heard regular exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle. can too much be bad? canadian journal of cardiology says high level of workouts can be toxic for the heart. the study urges anyone who maintains a high workout level to see a doctor regalism baseball is back. tomorrow at tropicanna field you can meet players, play games and get great selfies.
joining us to talk about this is dave wells. you have been with the organization for eleven years. talk about the changes you have seen? >> the biggest change is the winning part. everybody talks about hope springs eternal. there were times we were eliminated by march. we feel good about this team. we can pitch and catch and the offense is much improved. >> why is it important to get the fans pumped up? >> i know people look forward reported. this is a chance to get to tropicanna field to experience the ballpark. maybe you want to run bases or you want to get a feel of catching a ball against the wall. or maybe you are want a hot dog and you want to think about april, may, july and august. >> for folks that make this new things?
kids. bases. we'll have batting cages and home run derby. there will be clinics on the inflield from rays coaches to learn the game more i think it would be cool to hear kevin or somebody else on the other end of the phone as you call a friend or family member. >> that is cool. let's talk about the players. who are the guys you are keeping an eye on this season watching. >> two new faces are chris archer and kevin keelmeyer. kevin looks to get better defensively. he is one of the best defenders in the league.
becoming an elite pitcher. matt moore is a year removed from tommy johns surgery. he was an all-star a few years ago. if he can get back to that form we'll be a better team. brad has to be good out of the bullpen. there is nothing worse than having leads and losing them late. that's a moral killer for a team. desmond jennings, when is on the field has really, really good. if you are looking to buy representatives out there to bring you around tropicanna field. it is a great chance to take pictures, shake hands and see baseball town. you can get a cold one, a hot dog and get ready for baseball. >> thank you for stopping by.
rays fan fest tomorrow 11:00 to 4:00 at tropicanna field. kate wentzel is checking the weekend forecast. >> happy friday to everybody. it is almost the weekend. the sunshine is sparkling. we are in good shape across the tampa bay area. lakewood ranch look at the wall- to-wall sunshine and bright blue skies. that will continue through this afternoon after we have a reenforcing shot of drier air. current temperatures 58 clearwater. 60 st. petersburg. 62 carrollwood. crystal river trying to catch up with the rest of us. degrees. there is the cool front that's moved to our south. you can still see some clouds associated with that pushing the sunshine state. we are in good shape. high pressure building in across the southeast united states. stable air. you can put your umbrellas away for the weekend.
pretty breezy today with the same winds northwest anywhere from 10 to 15 miles per hour. we could see wind gusts upwards of 21 along the coastline. not a great day out there for lots of sunshine. your high temperatures staying in the low 60s. by 7:00, if you are headed out for friday evening, maybe some dining, we are looking at temperatures 52 degrees. by midnight 46 degrees becoming chilly with clear skies. we'll see good radiational cooling. that means all of the surface heating from the sunshine today will radiate back into the atmosphere without that level and layer of clouds to keep the heat down by the surface. six feet. bay waters choppy. small craft exercise caution. uv index 8. sun is getting stronger this time of the year. make sure to wear sunscreen. winds staying breezy through your friday evening. by midnight coming down a little bit.
still a light wind out of the north and northwest. overall today will be the windiest then the winds will be decreasing through the weekend staying very dry. we have dew points in the low 30s. they are going to stay in the weekend. ladies, you'll probably notice your hair styling a little better without that humidity around. enjoy this beautiful winter- like weather in the bay area. still a cool start. see colder temperatures than that. chance for rain tuesday few isolated showers inland. this is the next front we are thursday. by thursday evening clearing skies. your seven-day forecast showing us lots of sunshine today, tomorrow and sunday. keep in mind morning temperatures in the low 40s for
30s for the nature coast. dry monday, tuesday. then the scattered storms late wednesday through the beginning of thursday clearing out once again. when you are on the go this weekend and you want to know the temperatures, maybe want to get a check on the satellite and radar all you have to do is download our 10 news app. it is free in the app store. you'll have access to sky 10 sign up for breaking news, weather and traffic alerts. coming up on "10 news at noon," a new home for a local war hero.
the home is getting started. when it is done it will belong to u.s. army veteran and his family. he served two tours of duty. by an ied. groups celebrated the official start of construction for his mortgage-free home. paid off. you feel appreciative that down there. it gives veterans hope. couple months to finish. they have a lot of work to do. summer. cool to see the family will have that new place to live. >> they so deserve it. i'm so happy for them. decent weather this afternoon. >> it will be nice. you'll want your jacket today. saturday and sunday cool starts at the nature coast.
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